Plateau Astro

Events & Workshops

Free events and affordable workshops.

Details

  • Location: Chalet du Mont Royal
  • Length: 2 Hours
  • Cost: Free! (dontations accepted!)

Join us each month to watch the Full Moon rise over the horizon.

We'll look out over the city of Montreal and then be treated to a stunningly large, reddish-orange Moon as it makes its appearance.

No "Supermoon" required.

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Details

  • Location: Parc Lafontaine
  • Length: 1.5 Hours
  • Cost: Pay-What-You-Can

Despite being our familiar neighbour in the sky, many people have misconceptions about the motion and appearance of the Moon.

We'll act out the movement of the Moon around the Earth, to see first-hand how the phases of the Moon actually happen in relation to the Sun.

Learn the essentials of using a telescope and take your own detailed photo of the Moon with your smartphone through the telescope.

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Details

  • Location: Parc Lafontaine
  • Length: 1.5 Hours
  • Cost: Pay-What-You-Can

Find out how to spot the planets from what you thought were just bright stars. This summer features Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.

Learn the basics of how to use a telescope and take your own close-up photo of a planet with your smartphone through the telescope.

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