Postponed to Sat May 21 - Guest and Members Night - Check Website late Saturday for updates

5/20/2022 7:50 PM

Due to continued clouds and prospects for storms later, We are postponing our Observatory night to Saturday May 21 Check our website again late Saturday afternoon for updates.


You are invited to join us Friday May 20th for our Members and Guests observing night at our observatory. Weather permitting, we will have several telescopes set up for you to enjoy views of the Springtime Constellations. The Big Dipper hovers high in the north. The realm of galaxies in Leo and Virgo await discovery for eager eyes. In case of cloudy weather on Friday - check our website to see if it is rescheduled for Saturday if weather prospects are better.

Our observing ground gates will open at 7:50 PM. Guest 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

ACT Observatory - - NOTE: Do NOT Use GPS - it will send you on some rough roads.
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