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APSU announces Summer 2024 Observatory Nights

By: Colby Wilson May 22, 2024


The Austin Peay State University Observatory, located at 1991 Pickens Road.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy (PEA) has announced that its Summer 2024 Public Observatory Nights will be held on June 15, July 13 and Aug. 10 at the APSU School Farm at 1991 Pickens Road.

APSU’s Public Observatory Nights are a must-attend for astronomy enthusiasts of all ages, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the wonders of the universe and explore celestial objects through state-of-the-art telescopes. Whether you're a seasoned stargazer or just curious about the cosmos, this event offers a unique opportunity to witness the beauty of the night sky up close. Don't miss out on this incredible experience!

These monthly events are scheduled to take place on the following days, with doors opening at 8 p.m. and programming beginning at 8:30:

Please register HERE for tickets to the June 15 event. Each event is free, but tickets are only available on a first-come, first-served basis. The event is capped at 50 patrons per session, and a waiting list will be compiled after each event to give those unable to secure tickets a second chance before they are made available to the general public.

For questions, please contact College of STEM Communications Director Colby Wilson at wilsonrc@apsu.edu.