Encompassing over 11,000 km2, Jasper National Park is one of the world’s largest Dark Sky Preserves. A star gazing playground, this official status of DSP gives Jasper the responsibility of protecting and promoting the nocturnal environment and clarity of the dark skies. It also means supporting and encouraging public understanding of this natural wonder by creating activities and events to commemorate this natural phenomenon. The Jasper Dark Sky Festival, with events for everyone young and old, astronomy enthusiasts and those that simply appreciate the beauty of the dark sky, has something for everyone.
The RASC Edmonton Centre was there, at the following FREE events, with telescopes to provide everyone with enthralling views of the dark sky.
Partial Solar Eclipse Thu, Oct 23, 2 PM – 5 PM
Beyond the Stars Fri, Oct 24, 8 PM – 11 PM
RASC Edmonton Daytime Astronomy Sat, Oct 25, 11 AM – 3 PM
Pyramid Island Starlight Adventure Sat, Oct 25, 8 PM – 11 PM