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. Join us in person or watch live on YouTube, Facebook, or by registering for the ZOOM meeting.

Observatory Open Houses are offered once a month during each semester, weather permitting. Join us on the observation deck, watch live on YouTube or join the conversation in the ZOOM meeting. Registration and a health screening are required for all visitors attending in person. ZOOM meetings are limited to the first 300 people who register.

Weather calls are posted by 2:00 pm.

Schedule:

September 23 - Parent and Family Weekend - 8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Register to attend in person, for the ZOOM meeting or watch on YouTube Live.

October 16 - International Observe the Moon Night - 8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Register to attend in person, for the ZOOM meeting or watch on YouTube Live.

October 23 - Homecoming Solar Observing - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - View our nearest star at the College of Science and Mathematics Tent in Lot D.

November 11 -  8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Register to attend in person, for the ZOOM meeting or watch on YouTube Live.

December 8 - 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Register to attend in person, for the ZOOM meeting or watch on YouTube Live.