Observatory Open House

  • A crowd gathers on the observation deck to look through telescopes.

Observatory Open House

Observatory Open House

Observe the evening sky through telescopes during our Observatory Open House nights. Astronomy faculty and club members are on-site to operate the telescopes and guide visitors to view objects in the night sky.

Observatory Open Houses are offered once a month during each semester, weather permitting. Registration is optional but encouraged.

Weather calls are posted by 2:00 pm.

Schedule:

January 9 - 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Register to attend in person. - Tonight's open house is CANCELED due to poor viewing conditions. 

February 8 - 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Register to attend in person. - Tonight's open house is a GO!

March 10 - 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Register to attend in person. - Tonight's open house is a GO!

April 8 -  8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Register to attend in person. - Tonight's open house is a GO!

May 6 - 9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Register to attend in person. - Tonight's open house is CANCELED due to the rain. 

May 15 - Total Lunar Eclipse - 9:30 p.m. - 12 a.m. - Register to attend in person. - Tonight's open house is CANCELED due to the rain.