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StarGazing 101 - Observing
Stargazing 101 is dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of visual observing.
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The Monkton site is a good dark site with excellent horizons. At about 50Km from Kitchener-Waterloo it is located at the end of a dead end road. This map also shows some other good sites too.
In 2005, a number of us started to observe from a site just north of Crosshill on a 'very' quiet gravel road called Boyd's Lane.
Some of Tim's Dark Sky Observing Sites and Good Food & Drink.
Tim provided these general tips for observing:
Darker the Better: