Getting an eye for the night sky with Astro Pontiac

Astro Pontiac held their Deep Space observing night, with five telescopes and the new SkyShed offering opportunities to see far-off galaxies, planets and more. From left: Francois Simard, Michel Bois, Stephan Paape, Sylvain Larose, and Michel Renaud were helping show off the sky for visitors to the Luskville Falls on Saturday night.

Donald Teuma-Castelletti
LUSKVILLE Sept. 8, 2018
The stars seemed much closer on Saturday night, when guests to Astro Pontiac’s stargazing event had the chance to see celestial matter as if they were mere kilometres away.
Volunteer astrologists had five telescopes available for peering through on Saturday night, when they held their Deep Space star gazing gathering starting at sun down.
“Tonight, because there’s little moon, we’re hoping for deep sky objects,” said Stephan Paape, founder of Astro Pontiac.


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