Fall 2013 Stargazing in Canada

Canada is known for its struggle for maintaining the night sky free of light pollution. Such efforts are important to make sure that people will be able to enjoy the night shows for a long time. If you would like to do some stargazing, there are some stargazing parks that you should visit.

Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park

The sight that this park offers is often said to offer the Walt Disney show of the sky. Jasper National Park is the second-largest park of this kind. It’s not only the sky that you can marvel at in this park; there are also glaciers and hot springs.

Wood Buffalo National Park

Wood Buffalo National Park

This national park is locally known by “Wood Buff” and it is known to be the largest astronomy park of the world. In fact, it is larger than Switzerland. It is interesting to know that it is wider than the majormoons of Saturn. You can reach the park by plane and then by car.

Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

If you an amateur of this field, for sure you will appreciate the specially filtered telescopes that you can find in this park. There are also computerized telescopes that bring the stars closer to people. The observatory of the park can be said to be one of a kind.

Grasslands National Park

Grasslands National Park

Val Marie is one of the smallest towns of country, with a population of only 136 people. Although there are only a few people in the city, there are thousands who visit this region just to enjoy the night skies. The good news is that there are numerous accommodation options for you to explore.

Bruce Peninsula National Park

Bruce Peninsula National Park

You could think of this location as a sight from a horror movie, but in a good sense. There are shipwrecks that add a special atmosphere to it. If you are lucky and the sky is clear, there will be thousands of stars for you to explore for both amateurs and professionals.

Point Pelee National Park

Point Pelee National Park

The biggest advantage of this park is that it is located in the southern part of the country. As a result it is possible for this place to be the only one location from which you can gaze at the southern hemisphere. In case the temperatures of the water and the air are the same, you can expect to see a marvelous, clean and warm night sky.

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