On or Not?


Astronomical observations are subject to weather.If it is cloudy there is usually no point in trying to see anything in the sky.On days when an observation session is scheduled at the observatory, this page will contain information on weather (sic) or not we are going.The final call will usually be made sometime in the afternoon of the observation sessionís day, so check back here then.

Weather forecasts can be obtained, for example, from the National Weather Service.


Lunar Eclipse Viewing scheduled for Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:00am. The good news is the eclipse is happening. The bad news is we will not get to see this one. We will have cloudy skies (98% cloud cover) and likely rain. Our outing tonight is sadly Cancelled.

Our next Open House is scheduled for Friday, May 9, 2014 at 9:00pm. That will be the last Open House for this spring. A schedule for the fall will be out sometime over summer.