Astronomy Open House

UVic telescope
Come see the universe through UVic's impressive telescope.

The UVic Observatory Open House program for this academic year has resumed in-person, and will continue weekly till April 2022. Given the continued Covid restrictions, we have been advised to follow appropriate health guidelines, which are listed below. Each week, we will have discussions of astronomy headlines, a Q&A session and viewing through the 0.2m Celestron and the 0.8m DFM telescopes, if sky conditions permit .

Topic: Observatory Open House
Time: Wednesday 7:30 to 9:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada). Every week on Wednesdays till April 2022.


Health guidelines for attending the UVic Open House
1. Do a daily health self-assessment. 
2. If you have any symptoms from the daily health self-assessment, please stay at home and consult your physician.
3. At the open house entrance, present your proof of vaccination and a photo ID (Government photo ID, or UVic One Card accepted)
4. Wear a mask in all indoor spaces
5. Avoid crowding indoors/ at the telescopes
6. No food or drinks permitted. For drinking water, bring your water bottle and step outside (on the open roof) to drink.
7. These UVic stipulated guidelines will apply till further notice from the UVic Occupational Health and Safety office following the BC Public Health Officer orders.


Please check the following links for further info

UVic Communicable Disease Plan:

Proof of Vaccination UVic

Vaccination Check at CARSA