Sample a myriad of local flavours prepared specially for you.
Jan 1, 2019 ~ Mar 31, 2020
The Astronomy Night at the ASTROLab (at the base of the mountain) begins in the Multimedia Room with the following special presentations (in French):
- Space Elevator : In order to plunge into the stars from the start of this activity, you will take a voyage from Earth to the borders of the observable Universe. You will fly over Mount Megantic, glide over our planet, realize the vastness of the solar system, admire our galaxy and reach the ultimate scale of the Universe. You're sure to experience a sensation of infinity.
- The Moon : De la Terre à la Lune : le voyage prodigieux.
- Introduction to the Star Identifier and The Sky Tonight.
The evening activity continues with observation from the outdoor telescopes, giant binoculars or the Velan Observatory (35 cm). Stars, planets, galaxies and more splendors will be seen from one of the most beautiful skys of Quebec. If the sky is cloudy, the activity continues inside with the following presentations: Astronomy News, Interactive Cosmos, Night Hike (if complete) and The Universe in 3D.
No matter the weather, your eyes will be filled with stars! See our Visit Us section for the schedule. The Evening is conducted in French. Reservations required for all astronomy evenings!