Observatoire du Mont Cosmos

Saint-Elzéar ( Chaudière-Appalaches )

The observatory of Mont Cosmos has several high-end instruments for observation and astronomical science. It is thanks to Turmel background that the observatory of Mont Cosmos has been able to build high quality astronomical instruments. The main telescope is a Meade LX200GPS 16-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain diameter. The telescope was chosen, among other things, for the quality of its optical manufacturing. The telescope is used both for visual observation that taking astronomical photographs using a digital camera or CCD. Fully controllable by a computer, the Meade is accompanied by a secondary telescope 80ED Orion Apochromatic refractor type. This second telescope can multiply astronomical uses.

The observatory is surrounded by five kilometers of hiking trails, recut into smaller circuits adapted to walkers or for seasoned walkers, with rest areas and lookouts three donnants on exceptional panoramic views. Interpretation wildlife, forestry adapted to the environment, environmental, peace.

750 Rang du Haut-Sainte-Anne, Saint-Elzéar, QC G0S 2J0


How to get there: Google Maps

Categories: Attractions, Sports and outdoor activities, Hiking, Scenic Lookouts

Card created: 08/2015 (last modified: 08/2015)

GPS coordinates: 46°22'34.9"N, 71°5'11.5"W

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(last modified: 08/2015)