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September 14, 2013 @ 12:00 am
The Dorval Astronomy club, the Société d’astronomie de Montreal and the R.A.S.C. invite you to the 33rd C.A.F.T.A. 2013 , held on Saturday September 14th 2013 at the St-Charles Park, 88 Saint-Charles ave, Dorval, Qc H9S 3T6.The CAFTA is a telescope maker's contest surrounded by other awards, a great lecture and stargazing if weather permits.
There will be awards in the following categories: Beginner, Optical, Craftmanship, Software and Technology, Research, **NEW 2 astrophotography awards: (1) Astrophotography + (2) Advanced imaging and there will also the Fred-Clarke award. Our 2013 lecturer for this year will be Mr. Pierre Lacombe, director of the Montreal Planetarium Rio Tinto Alcan. His subject will be " L'astronomie en milieu urbain" (Astronomy in an urban setting).
It is a 'free' event and everyone is welcome to enter or attend.