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Jasper Planetarium & Telescope Experience COMBO


October 16, 2018
9:00 pm
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86 Connaught Dr
Jasper, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada

In addition to being the world’s largest most accessible dark sky preserve, Jasper is also one of the smallest towns in North America with its own planetarium. Enjoy an entertaining, fun filled evening of astronomy. This full program includes both Planetarium Experience & Telescope Experience. Planetarium Experience (indoors). Welcome to a virtual guided tour in our inflated domed theatre with a LIVE astronomy guide. Orbit the Earth, looking down on night time storms and the auroras. Explore local constellations, the Northern Lights, the Milky Way, and right to the edge of the universe from Jasper Dark Sky Preserve. Includes time for a Q&A with staff. Telescope Experience (outdoors, dress warm). Telescopes 101: Join us outside the planetarium for an interactive guided tour of the largest, most powerful telescope in the Rockies. An explanation of how telescopes work and how to pick the right one for you to explore the sky. A look at the latest archived imagery from our telescopes in Jasper. A workshop on how to photograph the sky with your DSLR camera. Also, if the skies are clear enough, we will offer hands-on viewing through our telescopes* next to the planetarium. Duration: 40 mins Planetarium & 60-90 mins Telescope Experience. Saturday-Thursday $55 adult / $20 youth (4-15 yrs); Friday (SCROLL DOWN FOR THIS PRODUCT) “Far-Out Fridays” planetarium experience AND enhanced bus tour telescope experience in Jasper Dark Sky Preserve $89 adult / $19 youth (4-15 yrs) *NOTE: The Telescope Experience is a learning opportunity with weather permitting views of the sky. While we do not need the sky to be completely clear to use our telescopes we CAN NOT guarantee clear skies. We DO NOT provide refunds if the skies are too cloudy, but will offer a “rain check” to re-book for another date. Minimum age: 4

Child Price: $20

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    Tourism Jasper
    500 Connaught Dr.
    Jasper, AB, Canada T0E 1E0