Welcome to the Cattle Point Urban Star Park!
Mark Bohlman, a local member of the Royal National Astronomical Society (RASC) Mark is "the boss".
Bill Smith, a volunteer who works to listen to your ideas to make this park the best "on the planet".
Centred on our star - the SUN
Distance to our nearest neighbour star - 4 ly - Proxima Centauri
NASA Searches for Life
NASA's wonderful simulation of the exploration of DARWIN 4 to help you visualize the plans which, if you are lucky, will happen in YOUR lifetime.
Love those "TRUNK SUCKERS" at 0:26.
The Night Sky in April 2014
Did you know Dr. Hertzberg won the Nobel Prize in 1971
A Canadian Hero
The NRC Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics in Victoria was named in honour of the late Dr. Gerhard Herzberg, renowned physicist, chemist and astronomer.
What is this website site for?
To encourage you to visit Cattle Point in Oak Bay.
To tell you about this month's night sky. Video from NASA. Scroll Down.
To give you an easy to use star map. Scroll Down.
To encourage you to download a star locator app.
To help you understand the Milky Way Galaxy and our place in it.
To give you some great videos on NASA's new "Search for Life". We are not alone!