The programs will include an illustrated lecture, and if the sky is clear, participants will observe through the telescopes. Objects to be viewed include the Moon, planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. Double stars, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies will also be viewed.
The programs are provided as a community service and are free of charge.
Groups such as school classes, scouts, and community organizations must make an appointment for a night other than a public night. Call Professor Cupillari at 570-945-8402 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring Schedule: March 18 - May 29
The spring series of public lectures and viewing sessions will be conducted every Wednesday, with a repeat of the session on Friday evening, beginning on Wednesday, March 18 and continuing through Friday, May 29. There will be no program on Good Friday, April 3.
The observatory will open at 7:30 p.m.
The programs will be offered regardless of sky conditions, unless there is a threat of severe weather. A severe weather forecast will cancel the evening's presentation.