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Dark Sky Observing Nights

 

Dark Sky Observing Nights will be held at the APSU Observatory on the grounds of the APSU Environmental Education Center. A map and direction to the observatory can be found here. The Dark Sky Nights are weather dependent so if the skies are cloudy and/or rainy for a particular night it will be cancelled with the cancellation notice being posted on the main APSU Astronomy page by 5:00pm on the day of the observations. The schedule for the Dark Sky Nights is:

 Tuesday
February 6  
@ 7:30pm

 

 Tuesday
February 13  
@ 7:30pm
 Monday
March 12
@ 8:30pm
Wednesday
March 14
@ 8:30pm
Monday
April 9
@ 8:30pm
Thursday
April 12
@ 8:30 pm

 

If both the February 6 and 13 nights are cancelled, an alternate night will take place on Wednesday February 14 (also weather dependent). If both the March 12 and 14 nights are cancelled an alternate night will take place on Thursday March 15 starting at 8:30pm (also weather dependent). If both the April 9 and 12 nights are cancelled an alternate night will take place on Monday April 16 (also weather dependent).  You are welcome to attend more than one of the events. A list of “Things To Observe” will be posted on this web page a day or two before each observing night. It is strongly advised that you to look over the “Observations Report” section BEFORE coming to the Observing Night so you know what information you need to collect.