Upcoming Public Sessions at the Observatory

Upcoming dates: Friday, June 5 and Tuesday, June 16.

Event Item


Public Observing Sessions

  • Friday, April 3, 8:30-10:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 21, 9:00-10:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 1, 9:30-11:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 19, 9:30-11:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 5, 10:00-11:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 16, 10:00-11:30 p.m.


Special Notes:

  • Observing sessions require suitable sky conditions. To learn the status of any event, call the observatory hotline at 313-583-6566 beginning one hour prior to the scheduled start time. Inclement weather or other unforeseen adverse circumstances may cause the cancellation of a scheduled event.
  • Observing sessions are primarily held outdoors. Please dress appropriately for personal comfort during your visit.
  • Several University telescopes will be available, but personal equipment is permitted if desired.
  • The Observatory is located on the 3rd floor of the Science Learning and Research Center (SLRC) on the campus of the University of Michigan-Dearborn. For driving directions and maps of the campus please visit http://www.umd.umich.edu/maps_directions.
  • For further information about the observatory, visit our website at http://astronomy.umd.umich.edu or e-mail us at  umd-sky.observers@umich.edu.  Additional information is also available by calling the Department of Natural Sciences at 313-593-5277 (during normal business hours).
  • All events are free and open to the public.