Events and programs


The International Space Station soars over onlookers at the 2011 Jasper Dark Sky Festival in Alberta

Want to see what else is out there and meet other folks in the amateur astronomy community?

Below are dates for 2012 star parties and other events at dark sky sites across Canada.

You can also check out the Wild Astronomy magazine column web extra section here for month-by-month listings of all astronomy events at dark sky parks, including some of the smaller ones not listed below.

2012 Star PartiesĀ 

Starfest 2012 (ON, Canada’s largest star party) – Aug 16-19, 2012

Manitoulin Star Party (ON)

Stargazing Manitoulin (ON)

Saskatchewan Summer Star Party (SK) – 2012 date coming soon

Jasper Dark Sky Festival 2012 (AB) – Oct 12-14, 2012

BONUS: Jasper web links from May/June 2012 Sky News column

Mount Kobeau Star Party (BC) – Aug 11-19, 2012



More dates for other 2012 stargazing events

More on stargazing for kids

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