The public Star Nights are conducted by volunteers of the observatory and are free and open to all. It starts around Sunset and continues until the last visitor leaves. We generally have a couple of volunteers man telescopes setup around the outside of the building. The outside telescopes include two big (10″ and 22″) Dobsonian telescopes and a 5 inch Vixen binocular telescope. We will also be using the computerized 16″ RC telescope in the automated dome. Usually each telescope is focused on an astronomical object and The guest move from one telescope to another throughout the night.
The Public Star Nights for 2019 are:
Saturday, June 8th, 2019, 8:30 pm
Saturday, June 29th, 2019, 8:30 pm
Saturday, July 13th, 2019, 8:30 pm
Saturday, August 10th, 2019, 8:30 pm
Saturday, September 7th, 2019, 8:00 pm