Public Programs

The sky above is both dark and mysterious. Enjoy a tour of the stars, constellations and planets of the current sky featuring unique space events.

The Autumn Equinox

September 23 at 7 pm

September 22nd is the autumn equinox, when the amount of day and night are equal. Learn how the Earth's tilt causes this and the changing of the seasons. Also learn about seasons on other planets in our solar system. Afterwards we'll take a tour of the night sky and look at constellations, stars, nebulae and other celestial objects. Tune in on our Facebook page!

Spooky Space

October 13 at 7 pm

Get in the Halloween spirit with some spooky-looking nebulae and other objects like the Witch's Head Nebula near Orion, the Ghost Nebula of Casiopeia, the flapping Bat Shadow created by a ring of debris around a distant star, and more.

Afterwards we'll take a tour of the night sky and point out constellations, stars, planets and other celestial finds that you can see tonight. Tune in on our Facebook page!