Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada

Star Fest 2013 — May 31 - June 2

Parks Canada have joined forces once again with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada to organize the Kouchibouguac Star Fest during Kouchibouguac National Park`s opening May long weekend! May 31st to June 2nd.

Kouchibouguac Star Fest offers a weekend of fun stargazing activities for the whole family. Under the unique Dark Sky of Kouchibouguac, catch a glimpse of Saturn and Moon craters, peer at the Milky Way, and spot distant galaxies, nebulae and star clusters – all with the help of astronomers from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. A full schedule of activities is planned demo and hands-on “Telescope 101” clinic.

Dust off the fleece, binoculars and camping gear, get a start on the delights of spring hiking and camping, and learn something fun!

Schedule

Friday, May 31

8:00 pm - What's up
Meet us at the Outdoor Theatre

8:45 pm - How to find North Star, Venus & Saturn - Telescope & binocular observation session
Meet us at South Kouchibouguac Campground, near sites 191 and 194. Bring a flash light!

Saturday, June 1

10:00 am - Solar Observation and Telescope 101
Meet us at South Kouchibouguac Campground, near sites 191 and 194.

1:00 pm - RASC Annual general Meeting
Anyone can attend. Meet us at the Outdoor theatre.

8:45 pm - How to find the North Star, Venus & Saturn - Telescope & binocular observation session
Meet us at South Kouchibouguac Campground, near sites 191 and 194. Bring a flash light!

Sunday, June 2

10:00 am - Solar Observation
Meet us at South Kouchibouguac Campground, near sites 191 and 194.

In the advent of a cloudy sky, certain activities might be modified or cancelled. Get the latest info: (506) 876-2443