The public is invited to take in the beautiful views of the night sky at the University of Alberta Observatory. There will be astronomers on hand to discuss their research, and each evening will host a speaker for the first half of the session, so you can learn something even on a cloudy night! It’s FREE to drop in, and best suited to older kids. (not recommended for those under 7) The telescopes are in an unheated dome, so make sure to bundle up on cold days!
Views of the Night Sky at the University of Alberta Observatory:
When: Thursday evenings, during the U of A school year (September 2018 – April 2019)
Time: September 9 pm – 10 pm
October 8 pm – 9 pm
November to February 7 pm – 8 pm
March 8 pm – 9 pm
April: 9 pm – 10 pm
Where: University of Alberta Observatory, 5th Floor, Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (Main Campus) see website for map and directions
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.