Metro Parks and RASC Vancouver are hosting an event to watch the 2014 Perseid meteor shower. The full moon will outshine the dimmer meteors, but Saturn and Mars will put on a nice show while we wait for it to get dark.
Meteor Shower Watch
Saturday, August 9, 8 pm~11 pm
Aldergrove Regional Park
The gates will be locked at 11 pm, however anyone who is already in the park is welcome to camp overnight until 10 am Sunday. Vehicles will be able to depart the park but not enter after 11 pm.
A dazzling display of shooting stars awaits you at the annual Perseid meteor shower. The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will have telescopes available to help you view the stars and planets. Listen to stories and songs around the campfire and make a wish upon a star. Bring the whole family and camp overnight. Event will be rain or shine. Phone to confirm. Campers must arrive between 5 and 8 pm. Event activities run from 8 to 11 pm. $2/person. Registration not required. Meet at the Aldergrove Bowl entrance on Lefeuvre Road, Abbotsford. Information:[masked]