Library EventAstronomy Night at the Eastern Iowa Observatory at Palisades-Dows Preserve

Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm

06/15/2024 8:30pm 06/15/2024 11:00pm Astronomy Night at the Eastern Iowa Observatory at Palisades-Dows Preserve

Join ICPL staff and members of the Cedar Amateur Astronomers for a special ICPL Astronomy Night event at the Eastern Iowa Observatory & Learning Center at the Palisades-Dows Preserve. 

Members of the CAA will give tours of the facility beginning at 8:30 pm followed by a short program about what’s in the night sky at this time of year, including constellations and other objects of interest. Then we’ll tour the telescopes and everyone will get multiple chances to look through them. Volunteers will be at the Observatory until 11pm. 

 

ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, and begins May 1st. See icpl.org/calendar or call the Library to register for this free program. The observatory is located at 1365 Ivanhoe Road, Ely Iowa.  41.8885° N, 91.4986° W

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Join ICPL staff and members of the Cedar Amateur Astronomers for a special ICPL Astronomy Night event at the Eastern Iowa Observatory & Learning Center at the Palisades-Dows Preserve. 

Members of the CAA will give tours of the facility beginning at 8:30 pm followed by a short program about what’s in the night sky at this time of year, including constellations and other objects of interest. Then we’ll tour the telescopes and everyone will get multiple chances to look through them. Volunteers will be at the Observatory until 11pm. 

 

ATTENDANCE IS LIMITED. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, and begins May 1st. See icpl.org/calendar or call the Library to register for this free program. The observatory is located at 1365 Ivanhoe Road, Ely Iowa.  41.8885° N, 91.4986° W

This event is open to the public.