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Astronomy Day

  • 5105 Nolen Avenue
  • Huntsville, AL 35801

Events will include family fun activities hosted by local science groups, planetarium shows and telescope observing (weather permitting). 

Outdoor hands-on activities from 1-5 pm will be offered by Von Braun Astronomical Society, as well as local science enthusiasts. Short planetarium shows will allow guests to view the night sky indoors, while special solar telescopes outside will offer views of sunspots and solar flares. Visitors may tour both observatory facilities to hear stories about the construction and installation of the telescopes.

Evening activities will kick off at 7:30 pm with a presentation indoors by keynote speaker, BG (USA ret.) Robert L Stewart (former NASA astronaut). Telescopes will be set up to view the night sky, weather permitting.

  • October 13, 2018
  • Location: 5105 Nolen Avenue, Huntsville, AL
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: No admission charged
Astronomy Day