MEMBERS & Limited RSVP non-member guests - See Details

10/30/2021 6:00 PM

Our Observatory grounds will be open our MEMBERS and a limited number of RSVP non-member GUESTS Saturday Oct 30. Gates will open at 6:00 PM CST and we will be closing around 11:30 PM. Parking is available next to the large building to our east. Please arrive before 7:00 PM to avoid arriving in the dark.
Be sure to check our website again after 4 PM Saturday for Weather cancellations.

We are inviting you to join us for an evening under the stars and viewing some of the many deep sky wonders of the night sky. Several of our members will have telescopes set up to share views of a variety of celestial objects and give you a bit of insight about them. We will also give you an opportunity to enjoy a guided tour of the constellations and brighter stars visible that evening.

Since our space is limited, we are ASKING EACH GUESTS GROUP to RSVP by using our CONTACT option on the TOP of our website bar. Please do so by Friday Oct 29 as we must limit guest attendance. 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.
If you are NOT FULLY VACCINATED for COVID it is advisable to WEAR a MASK when near people other than your group.

Please RSVP by giving us the FIRST & LAST NAME of the primary person in the group.
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 won’t get a confirmation - however we do need a count to help us plan the evening.

Due to our rural location, it is advisable to wear closed toe shoes. Jeans or long pants are recommended instead of shorts. Insect repellant should be applied near your cars away from the telescopes. Also bring some drinking water and a snack for the evening.

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

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