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    Smile Dark skies around Edmonton? Where to observe?



    I live NW of Edmonton near Busby and have been asking farmers to go and observe in the pastures, So far not great sites, so I am asking for advice where to go to get dark skies as well as a good observing sight, I am willing to drive HOURS!

    Anybody want to meet up and enjoy this hobby together? I have a 12" dob and a 120mm refractor, pretty new to the hobby.
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    Default Re: Dark skies around Edmonton? Where to observe?

    Carrot creek was my fav place to camp, on the way to Jasper (130 clicks from Spruce Grove). Edmonton has become a light bulb unfortunatly.
    Havent been out their for 15 years.
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    Default Re: Dark skies around Edmonton? Where to observe?

    If you get a chance check out the cypress hills star party. AB/SK border.
    Elk Island Park is a reasonably dark location.
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    Default Re: Dark skies around Edmonton? Where to observe?

    Thanks, I go to Lamont all the time. Is there a good observing site right in the park?

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    Default Re: Dark skies around Edmonton? Where to observe?

    Dragonsfire, do you happen to have a GPS location of the Carrot Creek site to observe? Joe

 

 

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