Members ONLY Observing Night - * Changed from Dec 4th

12/18/2020 6:30 PM

This event date was changed from Dec 4th to provide more hours of viewing without the moon Also Jupiter and Saturn will only 1/5 degree apart on this night.


Due to the current Pandemic crisis, our club is not holding events open to the public. We are limiting our Observatory nights to our CURRENT MEMBERS ONLY.
Please observe Social Distancing and we strongly recommend wearing a mask when around other people. PLEASE WEAR a MASK when in the CLASSROOM.
Please keep minor family members within your observing area.

With the return to Standard Time, Sunset is very early in winter months.
We have CHANGED the START TIME to 6:30 making our opening time AFTER DARK. Be sure to review the map directions carefully.
When you arrive be aware of people on the field and telescopes set up.
If a backup date on Saturday is used due to weather cancellation, the Start Time will move closer to sunset. Check website for changes.

To develop your observing skills, you may want to consider trying to earn one of the over 40 well designed observing certificates from the Astronomical League. Check out some of their   Observing Programs

If you are not currently a member, you can easily join. Simply go to the JOIN section on our website. Submit the forms online or mail in your membership dues.   Click here to Join our Club
You can print off your application or image it as proof of new membership.

 

Location

ACT Observatory - - NOTE: Do NOT Use GPS - it will send you on some rough roads.
Click Here for Directions Map

Events may be cancelled due to weather conditions. Check back here for cancellations.