Events at L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area
Events for stargazers
Laser-Guided Stargazing Tour
Our popular Laser-Guided Stargazing Tour events take place on weekends near a new moon. Each start about an hour after dusk and last approximately 60 minutes. Weather permitting, you’ll get a laser-guided tour of the night sky. These events are a great way for novice stargazers to get acquainted with the night sky.
Unfortunately, we will be unable to proceed with the Laser Guided tour scheduled for Saturday, October 9th. There is a high probability of extended cloud cover during event hours this evening, making it impossible to view enough stars for our guide to navigate the laser tour.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. You’re still encouraged to visit our area and explore all the fun daytime activities here in Lennox & Addington County (the fall colours are nearing their peak!). Find out more here: www.NaturallyLA.ca/explore.
Thank you for your understanding. Note that the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area is open year-round. Hope to see you soon.
Up Close With The Moon
Perseid Meteor Shower
The Perseid Meteor Shower, the northern hemisphere’s finest annual display of ‘shooting stars’, peaks August 11th, 12th & 13th. One of the best places to see the meteors in North America is at the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area! If you watch the night sky for at least 15 minutes on that night, you are guaranteed to see at least one meteor—likely more. The longer you watch, the more meteors will flash through the sky.
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