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Take your time visiting the site. You will find all kinds of interesting pages here! Everything from Mirror making, to Telescope making, News events updated daily, links and Educational sites for Students and Teachers.



  • Discussion Board members only! NON members read only.

  • Gallery Interested in Photographs by club members? Have a peek.

  • Calendar Do you wish to visit with us? Check out our for observing nights, weather permitting of course. And drop in to say hello and have some views of the Night Sky if you are in the area.
    When viewing the Calendar and you see a highlighted item on any give day click on it for more information.
  • Become a Member Wish to become a member of the FVAS click here to submit your "secured" information. Or come and join us during an observing session, public viewing sessions are listed on the Calendar, and see if this is the kind of hobby you'd like to get involved with.

  • Dark Sky Park Need to find us? Click here for dates, times, events and directions. And we'll do our best to show you the stars!

  • Royal Greenwich Museum A link suggestion, by Ms.Green's Lexington Middle School Class of 2013 filled with all kinds of astronomy information!

  • STELLARIUM A very good "free" Planetarium program.

    Swan Nebula (M17)
    Swan Nebula (M17)



     

    CAMP OUT UNDER THE STARS FOR A FULL WEEK! Merrit Star Quests

    "Merritt Star Quest"
    A great "Summer" Star Party Venue
    Click Here to find out More!
    You'll be glad you did!

     

    Why we go to Merritt to a Star Party like this one?




    Suggest that you watch in Full Screen!

     

    Video Jug Astronomy and Space...Click here!

    Sky News Magazine...Click here!

    Astrofilo News Magazine...Click here!

    Astronomy Picture of the Day...click here!

    Earth Science Picture of the Day...click here!

    moon phases
     



    Auroral forecast from AuroraWatch.ca

    Solar Activity
    Solar X-rays: Status
    Geomagnetic Field: Status
    From n3kl.org

    Clear Dark Sky Clocks
    Chilliwack Lake

    Loon Lake

    Manning Park


    McDonald Park



    Paul Greenhalgh
    President
    Darrell Abrahams
    Vice President
    Janeen Williams
    Secretary
    Phill Williams
    Treasurer
    Gary Lavoie
    Director
    Derrick Shannahan
    Director
    Clive Williams
    Director
    Greg Sebulsky
    Director
    Bob Hanson
    Director
    Jack Nolet
    Director
    Paul Greenhalgh
    Webmaster
    Phill Williams
    Newsletter Editor
    FVAS SOCIETY CONTACT NUMBER

    (604)-853-3350

    ABBOTSFORD PARKS SECURITY (ABC GUARDS)

    (604) 727-4600

    All Abbotsford Parks are "DAY USE" only! So there is the potential that you run the risk of being locked in should you decide to stay after dark. McDonald "Dark Sky" Park only remains open when FVAS members are in attendance for an astronomical event. Should this happen please call the security number provided above for ABC Guards. Thank you!

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