Public Observing November 08, 2017–Come out!

Public observing is on! Come out to Stickney Observatory around 7:00 pm for a fun, astronomy-filled night! Wear layers!

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Public Observing October 26, 2017 Cancelled

Public observing has been cancelled tonight due to weather. Our next observing night is Wednesday, November 08 at 7:00 pm!

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Public Observing October 11, 2017 Cancelled

Public observing has been cancelled tonight due to weather. Our next observing night is Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 pm!

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Observing Cancelled for Saturday, October 7

We’re canceling observing tonight (Saturday, October 7) due to a cloudy forecast. The next chance to observe is Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30pm. Hopefully the weather will cooperate.

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Observing Cancelled for Friday, October 6

Family Weekend observing is cancelled for tonight, Friday, October 6 due to clouds. We’ll try again tomorrow night, Saturday, October 7! Check back here after 5pm on Saturday to see if we’ll be able to observe!

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Public Observing September 28, 2017

Hey guys! We are having our first public observing of the term! Come out to Stickney Observatory around 8:00 pm for a fun, astronomy-filled night!

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Public Observing September 20, 2017 Cancelled

Hey guys, public observing has been cancelled tonight. Our next observing night is Thursday, September 28 at 8:00 pm.

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Fall 2017 Observing Schedule

We have set the nights for observing for the Fall term. The scheduled observing nights are:

  • Wednesday, September 20 at 8:00pm
  • Thursday, September 28 at 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30pm
  • Thursday, October 26 at 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, November 08 at 7:00pm
  • Thursday, November 30 at 7:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 06 at 7:00pm

Hope to see you out at one or more of the observing nights! Remember that observing can only happen if it’s clear, so make sure to check back here (or on Twitter: @stickneyobs) on the evening of observing.

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Public Observing Night Thursday May 18

Hey all, looks like there will be severe thunderstorms tonight so public observing will be cancelled :(

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Public Observing Night Wednesday May 3

Looks like skies might be a little clear tonight. Come out to the observatory at 9 to see the stars!!

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