The 35th annual Mt. Kobau Star Party will begin at dusk August 4, 2018 and will end at dawn August 12, 2018

Southeastern view

Overlooking Lake Osoyoos

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2018 Events

The Star Party starts at Dusk on August 4th and runs to dawn the following Sunday on August 12th.

Information on Talks/Events can be found here.

Information on Contests for Observers, see our page for details on this.

During the day there are opportunities for hiking. But during the nights the skys open up and are there for our Observing enyoyment.

Mars, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn are all well placed for observing in the Evening Sky. So we will have plenty of Dark Sky

  • Aug 11-13th - Persied Meteor Shower
  • Aug 11 - New Moon