Astronomy Night Observing Session Status Update

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Updates for night observing sessions for introductory astronomy classes, will be posted to this blog. For more information on night observing sessions, please see Night Observing Session Information link below.
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  • Night observing suspended

    Night observing sessions will be closed until further notice. Please wait for further instructions from your individual classes.

  • Wed 3/11 CLOSED

    The Observatory is CLOSED tonight Wed. 3/11 due to full overcast conditions.

  • Tuesday, March 10 - Closed

    Clouds... again. Observing is canceled tonight. Sorry. ☹️

  • Monday, March 9 - closed

    Rain is forecast to continue this evening. The observatory will be closed on Monday, March 9th.

  • Thursday, March 5 - CLOSED

    Thick patchy clouds swiftly rolling in within the hour.  The Campus Observatory will be closed and resume next week.

  • Thursday, March 5 - OPEN 7-9pm

    The sky is clear tonight and the Observatory will be open at 7pm!

  • Wednesday, March 4 - closed

    Thin clouds across the sky and forecast to worsen. No night observing for Wed, March 4th.

  • Tuesday, March 3rd - OPEN

    The Observatory is OPEN tonight Tuesday March 3rd from 7-9pm.

  • Monday, March 2 - CLOSED

    We had some Sun earlier today, but clouds have rolled back in. The Observatory will be closed tonight. The forecast is looking better tomorrow!

  • Thursday, Feb 27 - CLOSED

    Mostly cloudy skies forecast this evening. The observatory will be closed again. Sorry! We will try again next week!

  • Wednesday, Feburary 26 - closed

    Clouds and wind chills below 20 F. No night observing for 2/26/2020.

  • Observatory CLOSED Tue 2/25

    No observing tonight Tuesday 2/25/20 due to snow, rain, and cloudy conditions that will persist overnight.

  • Monday, Feb 24 - closed

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    Rain all day and clouds forecast to stick around. The observatory will be closed on Monday, February 24th.