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Observatory Open Houses at the Edelman Planetarium VIRTUAL
January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
One event on February 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on March 22, 2021 at 8:00 pm
One event on April 20, 2021 at 9:00 pm
One event on May 19, 2021 at 9:00 pm
Observe the evening sky through telescopes virtually during our Observatory Open House nights. Astronomy faculty and club members are on-site to operate the telescopes and guide visitors as they view objects in the night sky from their own homes. Observatory Open Houses can be watched live on Facebook or by registering for the ZOOM meeting.
Observatory Open Houses are offered virtually once a month during each semester, weather permitting. Watch live on Facebook or join the conversation in the ZOOM meeting. ZOOM meetings are limited to the first 300 people who register.
Weather calls are posted by 2:00 pm.
NOTE: All in-person events, public shows, observatory open houses, and field trips scheduled to take place at the Edelman Planetarium will be canceled until further notice to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.
February 18 – 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. (back-up date is 2/19)
March 22 – 8:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. (back-up date is 3/23)
April 20 – 9:00 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. (back-up date 4/21)
May 19 – 9:00 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. (back-up date 5/20)