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Stargazers get a rare treat at Mont-Mégantic's astronomy festival

Friday, July 05, 2019 12:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

During the festival, people will be able to see all kinds of celestial phenomena, from shooting stars to planets such as Jupiter and Saturn.

Normally, Université de Montréal students, technicians, professors and supervisors are hard at work for their own research inside the facility, along with other organizations including the Canadian Space Agency and NASA. Learn more

  • The festival runs July 3-6 and 10-13.
  • Reserve your ticket online — they are free for children ages 6 to 17, and cost $34.75 for adults 18 and up. Taxes not included.
  • Mont-Mégantic is a provincial park, operated by SEPAQ. The entrance fee for the park is not covered in the cost of the ticket for the Astronomy Festival.
  • Bring warm clothing, as it can be cool at night. 
  • There is no restaurant on site, so bring water and food if necessary. Note that there is no food allowed at the summit, except for water. 
  • For more information, visit the Astrolab's website.

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