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DECADE OF DARK SKIES IN JASPER NATIONAL PARK: 2011 - 2021 !

a group of people performing on stage in front of a mountainCelebrating 10 YEARS of Rocky Mountain stargazing

2011 – 2021 ! — Jasper National Park became the largest of the dozens of dark sky preserves around the world in April 2011.

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Since then, Jasper has seen the founding of a 40-seat planetarium and nightly telescope tour; our annual Dark Sky Festival has hosted NASA astronauts and Hollywood celebrities; and the park has welcomed countless thousands and thousands of star-seekers from across the globe.

a person sitting in a living roomTo commemorate this decade of dark skies in Jasper, we’ve put together AN ENTIRE YEAR of special events to help you celebrate the wonders of the universe from the Canadian Rockies:

Don’t see a LEARN MORE or BOOK NOW link for the tour you want below? Call us to inquire (780) 931-3275 OR email [email protected]

JANUARY 2021

FEBRUARY 2021

MARCH 2021

a close up of a black umbrellaAPRIL 2021

food_tours_jasper_planetariumMAY 2021

  • “Peaknic” under the stars (with Jasper Food Tours)
  • regular Planetarium and Telescope/Planetarium tours
  • May 25/26/27 Supermoon telescope observing

solar_view_jasper_planetariumJUNE 2021

  • Summer Solstice DAYTIME solar telescope experience
  • “Stargazing In Style” planetarium / scope / vintage bus tour
  • NEW Jasper To Jupiter (& Beyond) planetarium experience
  • regular Planetarium and Telescope/Planetarium tours

JULY 2021

  • a group of people jumping in the airWild Sky Wednesdays planetarium / telescope / binocular tour
  • regular Planetarium and Telescope/Planetarium tours
  • July 12/13/14 Supermoon viewing
  • July 27/28/29 Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

jasper to Jupiter new planetarium experienceAUGUST 2021

  • Far Out Fridays planetarium / telescope / binocular tour
  • regular Planetarium and Telescope/Planetarium tours
  • Aug 10/11/12 Perseid Meteor shower viewing

SEPTEMBER 2021

  • Dinner and Telescopes on a Mountaintop: Skytram Star Sessions
  • regular Planetarium and Telescope/Planetarium tours

jammer_dark_sky_bus_jasper_planetariumOCTOBER 2021

  • 11th Annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival (dates and events coming soon)
  • Orionid Meteor Shower viewing
  • “Stargazing In Style” planetarium/scope/vintage bus tour
  • Draconid Meteor Shower viewing
  • regular Planetarium and Telescope/Planetarium tours

a group of people in a dark roomNOVEMBER 2021

  • Leonid Meteor Shower viewing
  • regular Planetarium and Telescope/Planetarium tours

DECEMBER 2021

  • Geminid Meteor Shower
  • regular Planetarium and Telescope/Planetarium tours

Don’t see a LEARN MORE or BOOK NOW link for the tour you want above? Call us to inquire (780) 931-3275 OR email [email protected]

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