"The animations surprised and awed the students (especially the size comparison between celestial objects). It was also pertinent to click on a planet and have a zoom in to contemplate details of it."
Pensionnat Saint-Nom-de-marie, Outremont, QC
"Very interesting and knowledgeable. All of my questions were answered with enthusiasm. My English was welcomed too. The goto telescope was great and
a beautiful view of the sky. Thanks!"
Brittany King, Calgary, Alberta
Science workshops for the primary and secondary school and a museum about astronomy with a telescope for celestial observations.
You're passionate about the stars and the Universe. You would like to discover its secrets and have fun doing it. This is what ASTER offers you! Scientific workshops at your school or a visit at our observatory where you can observe the starry sky with a big telescope.
ASTER is an organism that interprets science which offers scientific workshops at the schools all over Quebec, from pre-school to high school level. It is also a museum about astronomical discoveries through time here in the Lower St-Lawrence region. With our 16 inches telescope and solar scope, observes celestial objects like the planets, moon, stars and more.
Come and visit our new exhibit Head for the stars! All that is missing is you!
ASTER Fund – Education and Sustainable DevelopmentThe ASTER Fund – Education and Sustainable Development, was the first environmental fund, registered at the Fondation Communautaire du Grand Québec. Click here
CanaDonCanaDon is a registered charity which simplifies the distribution of donations to charitable Canadian organizations. Payment is simplified by the possibility of online payment.
Go directly to ASTER's form or look for « La corporation de l'observatoire du Témiscouata Inc » in the search bar.
Make a donation by mail and become a friend of ASTER.
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Private Individual donation
Income Tax credit Provincial (Québec) – the first $200 of the admissible amount of donations gives the right to an income tax credit of 20%, additional amounts a tax credit of 24%.. Federal – The rates of federal income tax relief for charitable gifts are 15% for the first $200 and 29% for further amounts of $200. A donation of $500 gives you income tax relief of $117 for the federal and $112 for the provincial. The real cost to you of your donation is therefore $271. Please note that this example is for illustrative purposes only. Your accountant will be able to inform you in more detail of the applicable credits.
170 chemin Jacques-Pelletier,
Québec G0L 3S0
Telephone : (418) 854-2172
Fax : (418) 854-1898
Website : www.asterbsl.ca