Star cluster C19, photo provided by UVic.

Do look up! New galactic discovery encourages UVic students to reach for the stars

University of Victoria faculty and alumni played key roles in last year’s monumental discovery of the globular star cluster C19. Dr. Kim Venn, UVic professor of physics and astronomy and…

Eclipse thrills a thousand amateur astronomers

Sunglasses, cereal boxes, and saltine crackers — all tools used to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse that passed overhead at the University of Victoria on Monday, Aug. 21. The Bob…

CULT reinvigorates UVic Astronomy

A group of students at the University of Victoria are determined to change the way we study the stars. The Committee for Upgrading the Learning Telescopes (CULT) may be a…

Stargazing 101

Capturing ancient light on sleepless nights

Summer camps begin at the Centre of the Universe

For years, those curious about the galaxies and heavens above could drive down West Saanich Road to visit Observatory Hill, home to the Centre of the Universe (CU) and the…

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