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“Great Night Out”

The Jasper Planetarium
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US$43.05*
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Jasper Planetarium and Stargazing Program
Ranked #13 of 51 things to do in Jasper
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Take a LIVE guided tour of planets, stars, galaxies, meteors, the Northern Lights in Jasper National Park and Dark Sky Preserve's first regular astronomy attraction - our air-supported dome. Our astronomy guides also offer a telescope experience that includes a tour of the largest telescope in the Rockies, tips on how to photograph the aurora, views of previous visuals on the last clear night and - weather-permitting - LIVE views through our telescopes of objects in space.
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Baby buggy parking, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 26 June 2015

It was great to learn about the stars, constellations and the North Lights. Amazing presentation with great stories.

Highlight of the night was seeing the craters on the moon - 100 times better than any picture I have seen.

Cannot wait to go the sun show and go to the glacier for sky watching.

Thank Lisa D
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

I attended the new Jasper Planetarium show last night at marmot lodge. I was amazed at the quality and information that they provide in a small air inflated tent!! ( so book in advance if you want a seat) Well worth the visit!!!

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intro2001, Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2015

Hi Mike - Whoo hoo! Good to hear you were impressed with what you found in the dome - Peter

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Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

What a great experience! With Jasper being a dark sky preserve, the planetarium is a great way to learn about the solar system ! Peter the guide is very passionate and engaging and you can tell he loves teaching people about the solar system . The planetarium is a MUST DO when you are visiting Jasper !!!!

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Reviewed 25 June 2015

I got the pleasure of experiencing a "dress rehearsal" of the planetarium as a local. The entire experience is phenomenal! While the telescope viewing will be separate from the planetarium show come opening, it was a wonderful experience to get to look through a telescope and see the moon and its craters, we got to see Venus, as well as Jupiter. It was especially interesting to see them against a blue sky, as it was still light out, so it was a different view than at night. The planetarium show itself was very cool - a great mix of visuals, audio, and interactivity. Peter, the show guide, does a great job of explaining even the most complicated space facts. A small example of what the show had to offer was explaining differences in

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intro2001, Manager at The Jasper Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2015

Hey Ronit - Glad you had such a good time! It was my pleasure to share the universe with you! Peter

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