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Observatory Spring Public Viewing Program
April 14 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until May 28, 2021
The Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory will begin its spring program on Wednesday, April 7 at 8:30 p.m. and will continue each Wednesday and Friday evening through Friday, May 28.
The Keystone College Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Observatory programs offer an observation of the night sky through the telescopes. The scheduled programs are provided as a community service and are free of charge. No registration required.
Participants will be able to observe Mars, the Moon, double stars, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, and the Milky Way through telescopes.
Open to the public and free of charge, the sessions will be held outdoors or in unheated buildings and visitors should dress for outdoor temperatures. The sessions will be canceled due to overcast skies, rain, or snow and visitors should check the weather before traveling to the Observatory.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all visitors must wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines while visiting the Observatory. The Observatory is unable to accommodate large groups and cannot welcome special group nights at this time.
The Observatory is located at the intersection of Route 107 and Hack Road in Fleetville, a short distance from the College’s main campus. It is approximately two miles west on Route 107 from Interstate 81 exit 202 and approximately two mile east of Fleetville on Route 107. Once visitors turn onto Hack Road, the Observatory is almost immediately to the left.