Guest and Member Observing Night

7/22/2022 8:00 PM

You are invited to join us Friday July 22nd for our Members and Guests observing night at our observatory. If Friday is cloudy we will try to schedule again on Saturday is skies are clear.

We will have several telescopes set up for you to enjoy views of the early Summer Constellations. The Big Dipper hovers high in the north. The realm of galaxies in Virgo await discovery for eager eyes.

Our observing ground gates will open at 8:00 PM. Guests are asked to park on the lot at the large building next to our observing field. Due to our rural location, it is recommended you wear socks and closed toe shoes. Please use insect repellant at your cars and not near the telescopes.

We are ASKING EACH GUESTS GROUP to RSVP ( preferably by Friday if possible ) by using our CONTACT option on the TOP of our website bar. This will help us be better prepared to help you. Small family or friends’ groups are welcome, but we cannot accommodate large groups at this time. Children MUST be supervised. Quiet activities for restless kids are beneficial.

GUESTS - Please RSVP by giving us the FIRST & LAST NAME of the primary person.
An EMAIL and contact PHONE number. - Number of - ___ Adults / ___ Children

A DONATIONS box is available to help us with the expenses of the observatory.
NOTE: You likely won’t get a confirmation -
Please check our website before heading out for possible cancellations.

Hopefully Covid & Flu will not be a continuing concern. However we are asking you choose a future date if you or your family are ill. When approaching a telescope ask the owner if they are will to share the views.

For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, please review
 Star Party Etiquette

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

 

Location

Due to Heavy Spring Rains our normal road is washed out.
This map Link gives safer travel directions
ACT Observatory - - NOTE: Do NOT Use GPS
Click Here for Directions Map