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Your New Pandemic Hobby: Stargazing in Bay of Quinte

If you’re among the many backyard stargazing enthusiasts who discovered amateur astronomy last year, get ready: 2021 has a few celestial gifts to bestow as well. And where better to view this year’s heavenly delights than beautiful Bay of Quinte region where dark skies abound!

Photo: Lucas Pezeta

Although 2020 offered few positives, who can forget wonders like comet Neowise with its notable tail, stopping by for a brief July visit before disappearing again for another 7,000 years? Or perhaps last December’s conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter helped lend a little perspective when winter days seemed bleakest. Easily adapted to physical distancing protocols, stargazing works as the perfect outdoor activity all year round. Simply gear up in weather-appropriate apparel and prepare to be dazzled. And while a ...