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Dark Sky Observing Nights

Things to Observe 09132017

Things to Observe 10122017

Things to Observe 11142017

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:

 Wednesday
September13  
@ 8:30pm

 

 Monday
September 18  
@ 8:30pm
 Thursday
October 12
@ 7:30pm
Thursday
October 19
@ 7:30pm
Tuesday
November 14
@ 7:30pm
Monday
November 20
@ 7:30 pm

 

If both the September 13 and 18 nights are cancelled, an alternate night will take place on Tuesday September 19 (also weather dependent). If both the October 12 & 19 nights are cancelled an alternate night will take place on Monday October 23 starting at 8:30pm (also weather dependent). If both the November 14 & 20 nights are cancelled an alternate night will take place on Tuesday November 21 (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.