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Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada

4th Kouchibouguac Star Fest — June 6, 7 and 8, 2014

Parks Canada and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada invite you to a weekend of stargazing!

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

TimeActivityLocationLanguage
8pm – 8:45pm What’s up Outdoor Theatre English
9pm – midnight How to find North Star, Venus & Saturn — Telescope & binocular observation session (bring a flash light) South Kouchibouguac
Near sites 191 & 194
Bilingual

Saturday, June 7

TimeActivityLocationLanguage
2pm – 5pm Solar Observation and Telescope 101 South Kouchibouguac
Near sites 191 & 194
Bilingual
9pm – midnight
How to find North Star, Venus & Saturn — Telescope & binocular observation session (bring a flash light) South Kouchibouguac
Near sites 191 & 194
Bilingual

Sunday, June 8

TimeActivityLocationLanguage
10am – noon Solar Observation South Kouchibouguac
Near sites 191 & 194
Bilingual

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