Astronomy evening at ASTROLab, at the base of the mountain - in french

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.

Centre d'interprétation
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Main presentation (in French) : 

  • Black Holes : For more than 200 years, the possibility of their existence defies science. Can matter really reach such a prodigious density? Can a star really imprison light? Many have doubted the reality of these gravitational monsters. And yet, the discoveries of recent years show that, once again, the cosmos surpasses fiction… Travel with us into one of the greatest scientific adventures of all time!

Rates and reservations for ASTROLAB evenings

Reservations

By phone : 819 888-2941 

Toll-free : 1 800 665-6527

Rates

Astronomy evening at the ASTROLab at the base of the mountain
Adults
$21.75
Children (17 under)
Free

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.

15% DISCOUNT

The Annual Québec National Parks Card offers an advantage here: at all times, cardholders receive a 15% discount on astronomy’s tickets.