Canada stargazing

Leafbros, what happens here? I want to see the milky way during the next new moon and the area circled in red is the closest place to me I can do that.

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  1. 9 months ago
    Anonymous

    From quickly Google mapping it... looks like a ton of wilderness, lakes, and "provincial parks".

  2. 9 months ago
    Anonymous

    yea thats highway 7 or 17 I forget.. hard to get there, the lake is huge. Just some small native towns with alcoholics along the lake. Thunder Bay and Kenora are the closest things to civilization. Lots of black bears but no grizzlys I think.

    • 9 months ago
      Anonymous

      Could I get away with putting up a tent somewhere? Or is there a place to stay in the native towns?

      • 9 months ago
        Anonymous

        easily. just take some bear spray. you cant bring it across the border so buy it somewhere. pick up your garbage and keep food 100m from your tent overnight.

        • 9 months ago
          Anonymous

          yea thats highway 7 or 17 I forget.. hard to get there, the lake is huge. Just some small native towns with alcoholics along the lake. Thunder Bay and Kenora are the closest things to civilization. Lots of black bears but no grizzlys I think.

          >bears
          Oh frick, how much of a concern are they.

          • 9 months ago
            Anonymous

            just lock the food in your car if you are out in a wild place where bears have not learned to smash and grab like hairy Black folk with paws

      • 9 months ago
        Anonymous

        OP I hope you know the high-exposure images of the milky way you see online are impossible to see with the naked eye. I grew up in one of the dark spots on that map, I guarantee you'll be disappointed if you go out there looking for the super-saturated pics you saw on reddit.
        The natural night sky is beautiful as it is and all people should have a special relationship with it.

        >could i get away with putting up a tent somewhere
        https://www.youtube.com/@campingwithsteve

        • 9 months ago
          Anonymous

          Which of those videos would you like me to view to answer that question

        • 9 months ago
          Anonymous

          >knowing what gets posted on reddit
          You have to go back.

  3. 9 months ago
    Anonymous

    https://www.ontario.ca/page/recreational-activities-on-crown-land

  4. 9 months ago
    Anonymous

    when i was a kid, i went on a family camping trip to manitoulin island and saw the milky way. i don't remember anyone mentioning bears out there unlike the other camping trips i went on.

  5. 9 months ago
    Anonymous

    I went stargazing in Torrance barrens. I've spent my entire life in the city, so it was astounding to see the sky like that, filled with so many stars. My eyes almost couldn't believe it, the sky was was white despite being nighttime. The road there was also fun for me, pitch black, winding, winding roads. But you do have to be careful considering there are no lights and how many sharp turns there are on the road, like every 5 seconds. I almost hit a cat that jumped out of the forest.

    • 9 months ago
      Anonymous

      The light pollution maps I’ve seen don’t show that place to be particularly dark. Is it?

      • 9 months ago
        Anonymous

        You've clearly done more research than me but it was totally dark when I went. Like I said, there weren't even streetlights on the road to get there. Plus on the website it talks about how it's a dark sky preserve and it's particularly suited for stargazing and stuff like that, but that's for you to judge

      • 9 months ago
        Jackass

        They do show it as dark as the area you circled. Look at the south end of saskatchewan in the centre, then look slightly west. Thats grasslands national park

        Also
        >Picrel
        Tfw you live in southern onterrible and the nearest dark sky area is over 300km away

  6. 9 months ago
    Anonymous

    Grasslands national park in Saskatchewan is best for this.

  7. 9 months ago
    Anonymous

    The frick is going on in North Dakota

    • 9 months ago
      Anonymous

      I think it's a big military base

    • 9 months ago
      Anonymous

      I think it's a big military base

      Also oil and gas extraction.

  8. 9 months ago
    Anonymous

    the manatoulin dark sky preserve/gordons park is a a good bet and used to frequently have "star partys". i met an amateur astronomer who said the clearest sky hes ever seen was on manatoulin island and there was so many stars his group even lost track of the big dipper although he made the hike to the spot sound more complicated then the dark sky preserve so there may be a nicer secret spot on the island. if youre into non technical short trails theres loads on manatoulin island and would be worth spending the weekend there i can recommend the cup and saucer trail and bridal vail falls personally.

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