- This event has passed.
(CLOSED) Boyd Observatory
September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020
An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 30, 2019
*** CLOSED due to COVID-19***
A 16 ‘ id cement block building with a 12 ‘ fully rotating aluminum dome, houses a 17.5 ” Newtonian telescope with support electronics. The observatory accommodates groups of twelve.
Saturday programs designed to expose area residents to basic science and astronomy are provided, at no charge, on a regular basis. Although programs are available for adults, emphasis is placed on a younger audience. Elementary school groups, third grade and above, enjoy views of the planets and bright stars. Activities are presented in cooperation with area science teachers. Children’s groups must be accompanied by at least three adults.