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A night sky with no light pollution!

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The Most Powerful Telescope in Canada.
Located in the the spectacular Madawaska Highlands of Ontario.  Where the famous Group of Seven took many of their inspirations The most powerful telescope in Canada

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A
unique
world-class
destination.

Located in the spectacular Madawaska Highlands of Ontario, this new national destination not only performs world-class scientific research with the most powerful telescope in Canada, but brings visitors to experience our place here in our small corner of the Milky Way and beyond. Situated under a dazzling night sky without a hint of light pollution, visitors will experience an horizon to horizon Milky Way that will cast your shadow and where ten thousand stars can be glimpsed on a moonless night.

The heart of the visitor experience will be viewing with the largest and most powerful public telescopes in the world, these custom designed short focus telescopes don't need a ladder and will offer of field of view almost ten times the area of the full moon. Quite simply the best views of the universe anywhere in the world.

Please visit our introductory page and explore the project.

Notable features:

— State-of-the-art 30,000 sq. ft. Visitors Centre
— An innovative architecture
— The worlds' highest resolution planetarium, 100 million pixels
— The worlds' most energy efficient commercial building, off-grid
— The largest and most powerful public telescopes in the world
— A stunning night sky with no light pollution
— Hosting the most powerful telescope in Canada




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The Ooff-grid Visitors Centre, the worlds' most energy efficient commercial building Planetarium The highest resolution planetarium in the world. Viewing with the worlds' most powerful public telescopes The Madawaska Experience A night sky without light pollution. The best location in Canada and the USA for 100,000,000 to view the Milky Way. A perfect venue for your  corporate events such as AGM's, meetings and geataways etc. Remember somebody special