Upcoming Events

Starlight Festival 2017 September 16–23 PDF Print E-mail

 Starlight Festival

Argyle, Clare, and Yarmouth

2017 September 16–23


A multi-day (and night) celebration of the local region's dark and clear skies, perfect for astronomical observation. These are the same clear skies encountered by the Acadians and the Mi'kmaq in centuries and millennia past.


Keji "Fall for the Stars" Sep 22&23 PDF Print E-mail

Keji "Fall for the Stars"

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Keji is an RASC Dark Sky Preserve

September 22&23, 2017

Free Park Entry! Book campsites now!


Pat Kelly on "Jupiter's Moons," public observing with telescopes and binocular, astronomy drop-in, safe solar observing, night hike, laser sky tour...(see event schedule )


Burke-Gaffney Observatory Public Open Houses - Friday Nights PDF Print E-mail

Join us for a peek through the telescope at Saint Mary's University's Burke-Gaffney Observatory.

Detailed information about our FREE Public Open Houses is here.

The list of upcoming open houses and how to reserve tickets is here.

Any other information can be obtained by contacting Dave Lane, Observatory Director.

We also offer private tours for organized groups of people. Details are here.