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Planetarium Courses + Seminars

VIRTUAL ASTRONOMY SEMINAR: CHASING THE NORTHERN LIGHTS 

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm via Zoom

[Image credit: NASA/Terry Zaperach]

This workshop will provide you with the skills to track down the elusive northern lights. You’ll learn how and why the lights appear, and where and when to go to see them.

Other topics covered include:

  • Apps and alerts – how to know when to go
  • Good observing locations and etiquette
  • How to take images of the aurora with smartphones or DSLR cameras
  • Winter observing tips – how to live through a Manitoba winter night
  • Question time – ask our astronomer your aurora questions

Admission to the workshop is $15 per device connection, or $10 for Manitoba Museum members; advance registration is required. Multiple people from the same household can share the connection from a single device.

This 90-minute workshop will be held via Zoom as a virtual webinar. A computer and internet connection will be required to participate.

Tickets Available Now!


VIRTUAL ASTRONOMY SEMINAR: CHASING THE NORTHERN LIGHTS 

Saturday, March 13, 2021 • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm via Zoom

[Image credit: NASA/Terry Zaperach]

This workshop will provide you with the skills to track down the elusive northern lights. You’ll learn how and why the lights appear, and where and when to go to see them.

Other topics covered include:

  • Apps and alerts – how to know when to go
  • Good observing locations and etiquette
  • How to take images of the aurora with smartphones or DSLR cameras
  • Winter observing tips – how to live through a Manitoba winter night
  • Question time – ask our astronomer your aurora questions

Admission to the workshop is $15 per device connection, or $10 for Manitoba Museum members; advance registration is required. Multiple people from the same household can share the connection from a single device.

This 90-minute workshop will be held via Zoom as a virtual webinar. A computer and internet connection will be required to participate.

Tickets Available Now!


COURSE: INTRODUCTION TO SKYWATCHING

4 consecutive evenings in April 2021 (dates TBC)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Planetarium Star Theatre or Zoom Webinar (TBC)

This four-evening course is designed to give you all the tools you need to begin your exploration of the universe. Spend time in the Planetarium identifying constellations and planets, and understand the motions and cycles of the sky. Learn to locate planets and satellites, and how to get the best views of meteor showers and the northern lights. Taught by Planetarium Astronomer Scott Young.

Tickets Available Soon

 


 

For more information, contact us!

NOTE: The Manitoba Museum reserves the right to cancel the courses due to low registrations. Prices may change without notice.

 

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