Astronomy activity

Astronomy evening at ASTROLab

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Description

  • Located at the foot of Mont Mégantic, ASTROLab is a centre of astronomy activities with a multimedia room and an outdoor obervation area. During evenings at ASTROLab, astronomy and the starry sky are featured attractions.

Program

  • The evening events are adapted to the meteorological and astronomic conditions
  • First part
  • Show on a Webb Space Telescope: The quest from the origins. Activities are conducted in French.
  • Second part
  • If the sky is clear: stargazing outside. Possibility of observing an object through a telescope.
  • If the sky is overcast, presentation (in French) of the latest astronomical news in the multimedia room.

Procedure

  • Approximate length: 2 h 30 (add 30 minutes if the sky is clear).
  • Go to the Observatoire sector welcome centre 15 minutes before the selected departure time. The welcome centre is located 25 minutes from Franceville sector.
    Punctuality is important for compliance with public health regulations.
    COVID-19: make sure you comply with current health standards before traveling for your activity.

Don't forget

  • Warm clothing

Rates

Category Price
Adult $22.25
Child (17 years and under) Free

Taxes and park entry fee not included. Holders of an Annual Québec National Parks Card benefit from a 15% discount on the purchase of a ticket for an astronomy activity.

Book

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Group Composition

14 people maximum

You must indicate the number of children aged 17 and under in your group in order to guarantee them access to the activity.

If your group includes 14 persons or more, please contact us at 819-888-2941, ext. 6353

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