Astronomy evening at ASTROLab, at the base of the mountain - in french
Traditional astronomy evenings will not be held this summer.
See the Day Astrolab Tour section for activities.
It will be possible to participate in a visit in the evening, but without observation with telescopes.
Watch our facebook for remote viewing evenings.
Located at the foot of Mount Mégantic, the ASTROLab is an astronomy activity centre with a multimedia room and outdoor telescopes. During the evenings at the ASTROLab, astronomy and the starry sky are on the menu .
The course of the evening is adapted to the meteorological and astronomical conditions.
In the first part, the show of the year is presented in the multimedia room: Trous noirs (Black Holes. In French).
In the second part, if the sky is clear, stars are observed with our telescopes. If the sky is covered, the evening continues inside with presentations rich in content, images and interactivity, such as (in French) : Celestial Movements, Introduction to the Star Finder, Astronomical News, Interactive Cosmos.
Check out the schedule upon reservation. The evening can start at 8pm, 7:30pm, or 7pm depending the date.
Main presentation (in French) :
Children (17 under)
Wear warm clothes. It’s very very cold at night.
Rates subject to change without notice.
Taxes not included.
Free for children 17 and under, when accompagnied by their family
Reservations necessary for evening activities.
The Annual Québec National Parks Card offers an advantage here: at all times, cardholders receive a 15% discount on astronomy’s tickets.