Local Clubs and Observatories

Local Clubs


L'Astro Club Boréalis est basé à Edmunston. Ils se rencontrent à l'Université de Moncton - Centre d'Edmunston.

Astro Club Borealis is based in Edmunston. They meet at l'Université de Moncton - Centre d'Edmunston.


Astronomy Moncton is an informal group of amateur astronomers and enthusiasts, active in the region around Moncton, New Brunswick.

Astronomie Moncton est un groupe informel d'astronomes amateurs et de passionnés, actifs dans la région de Moncton, Nouveau-Brunswick.


The Saint John Astronomy Club holds regular meetings at the Rockwood Park Interpretation Center.

One of the SJAC members is regularly involved in sidewalk astronomy at Saints Rest Beach, in the Irving Nature Park. See his Facebook page for details.


The William Brydone Jack Astronomy Club is based in Fredericton. They hold regular public meetings at the University of New Brunswick.

The Hanwell Open Sky Observatory is a subgroup of the WBJAC offering public outreach and observing sessions at the Hanwell Recreation Park.


Local Observatories


L'Observatoire de l'Université de Moncton se trouve sur le toit de l'édifice Taillon au campus de Moncton. Il contient un télescope Schmidt-Cassegrain de 16 pouces. Veuillez consulter l'horaire des séances d'observations pour les séances publiques.

The Mount Allison Gemini Observatory (MAGO) is a dual-dome astronomical observatory housing 11" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes. It is used by the physics department for astronomy classes, as well as being open to the public for special viewing nights and activities.

The Moncton High School Observatory is used by its students and is open to the public during events hosted by Astronomy Moncton. See the Astronomy Moncton homepage for upcoming events.