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Algonquin Resources

News

Algonquin Radio Observatory on Facebook.
This week in Algonquin Park is an information sheet published each week from June to Labour Day for the Park authority.
Read Bob and Diana McElroy's Bushlog of our 2008 open day.

ARO Information

Cleardarksky.com has a chart of ARO's current viewing conditions. 
F has a current star map for the observatory.
Heavens-above.com provides a schedule of opportunities for viewing satellites including the international space station and stellar objects at the observatory.
ARO's frequency protection allocation 406.1-410 MHz at Industry Canada.

ARO Video

ARO on Discovery Channel's Daily Planet, Sept. 18, 2009.
Algonquin Radio Observatory CBC video from The Day It Is, July 15, 1969!
Canada Science and Technology Museum clip on Radio Telescopes featuring ARO (Les RadiotÚlescopes, en Francais).
Removal of Roller Bearing-B video clip by Eamonn Mckernan.

 

Links

Algonquin Art Centre (www.algonquinartcentre.com) features an Outdoor Art Garden and the Unique Boutique gift shop. Open daily 1000-1730 from mid June to October early October, the center features original artwork by renowned artists (Tel 705-789 3205).
Algonquin Expeditions (www.algonquinexpeditions.com) offer professional experienced guides and remote fishing opportunities for visitors to the Park (Tel 613-637 1458).
Algonquin Park (www.algonquinpark.on.ca) website maintained by the Friends of Algonquin Park.
Algonquin Outfitters (www.algonquinoutfitters.com) offer canoe trip outfitting packages for park visitors. Stores are located at Brent Base (call Oxtongue Lake), Oxtongue Lake Base (Tel 705-635 2243, Opeongo Base (Tel  613-637 2075) and Huntsville Store: 705-787 0262 (or call toll-free 800-469 4948).
Andrew Collett (www.andrewcollett.com) is a Bracebridge-based nature photographer who also leads guided photography treks along Algonquin Park: (Tel 705-644 2996). You can also visit his online store.
Ontario Parks provincial government website and Algonquin Park page.
The Portage Store (www.portagestore.com) has a location between the Lake of Two Rivers and Mew Lake campground.
Pembroke Farmers' Market operates May to October, Wednesdays and Saturdays 0900-1300 in Downtown Pembroke - Victoria Street at Lake Street (613-646-7878 for more information).