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Burke-Gaffney Observatory

The observatory contains a reflecting telescope, 40 cm (15.6 in) in diameter, used to view the planets, the moon, and other interesting celestial objects. Observatory tours are offered, call for information.


Features: Limited Accessibility • Parking

Other Info

Admission Info: Admission free.

Directions: At Saint Mary’s University.

Burke-Gaffney Observatory

Loyola Building, Saint Mary's University
Halifax, NS

1st & 3rd Sat of each month (every Sat during summer), 9 or 10pm in summer, 7pm in winter. Clear evenings only.

Phone: 902-496-8257

Website: http://www.ap.smu.ca/pr/bgo

Parking Spaces: 50