Free Telescope Program

Details on how you can receive a free telescope!

  • To qualify for a free telescope, the named individual on the card must attend 1 astronomy workshop and 4 Star Parties
  • Loyalty cards are only distributed at astronomy workshops
  • Cards must be stamped, dated and initialed by Starry Nights staff
  • One card will be issued per family
  • One telescope awarded per family
  • Photocopies of cards are not accepted
  • Cards are non-transferable
  • Participants named on the card must be physically present during an event to receive a stamp
  • This promotion runs while telescope supplies last
  • Item to be given out:  Meade Infinity 80 AZ plus Astronomical Telescope with slow motion controls
  • To claim your free telescope, please email once you have earned all 5 stamps.  Make sure to bring your stamped card and proper identification on pick-up day.

To inquire about the free telescope program, email


This program would not be possible without the support of Simon Fraser University, the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Vancouver Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC), Vancouver Telescope Centre, the SFU Astronomy Club and an extraordinary crew of volunteers including SFU students, staff and faculty, members from the greater community and RASC.