Observatory Events

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Saturday, October 1, 2022

Returning to the Moon – Lecture and Night Sky Viewing
Talk at 7 p.m. in Steigerwald Hall (Saints Center) |
Night sky viewing at 8 p.m.


Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night as we discuss our nearest celestial neighbor and humanity’s current plans to return to the Moon. NASA’s Artemis program is hoping to return humans to the Moon by 2025, while private companies and other nations follow close behind. Join us to learn the next steps in human exploration and catch a glimpse of the Moon for yourself at the Observatory.

Event is free and open to the public, no reservations required.

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022
Talk in Steigerwald Hall, Saints Center @ 7 p.m., Viewing at Observatory @ 8 p.m. (weather permitting)

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022
Talk in Steigerwald Hall, Saints Center @ 7 p.m., Viewing at Observatory @ 8 p.m. (weather permitting)

Observatory events are free and open to the public. Appropriate for all ages. No reservations required. All ages welcome. Note masks will be required for the lecture.

For additional information contact: rylew@thomasmore.edu | Campus Map