Public Viewing Schedule

Public observation nights and solar viewing days are suitable for people of all ages. Program fee is $2/person or $5/family payable on site.The Observatory is an open air observatory so please dress appropriately for the weather, bring mosquito protection, and wear sturdy footwear for the 200 yard walk to the observatory.Local area astronomers will be on hand to answer questions about the night sky and solar viewing.

DAY DATE TIME SPECIAL NOTES
Friday July 10 8 PM - Midnight Public Viewing & Photography Night- Welcome back - rain or shine!
Saturday July 11 9 PM - Midnight Public Viewing & Photography Night
Friday July 24 9 PM - Midnight Public Viewing & Photography Night
Saturday July 25 9 pm - Midnight Public Viewing & Photography Night
Thursday-Sunday Aug 13-16 see Observatory facebook page Star Party - Special Event
Friday Aug 28 8:30 PM - Midnight Public Viewing & Photography Night
Saturday Aug 29 8:30 PM - Midnight Public Viewing & Photography Night
Friday Sept 11 8 PM - 11 PM Public Viewing & Photography Night
Saturday Sept 12 8 PM - 11 PM Public Viewing & Photography Night
Friday Sept 25 7:30 PM - 11 PM Public Viewing & Photography Night
Saturday Sept 26 4 PM - Midnight National Astronomy Day/Plante Night I - Special Event
Friday Oct9 7 PM - 11 PM Planet Night II - Special Event
Saturday Oct 10 7 PM - 11 PM Public Viewing & Photography Night
Friday Oct 23 7 PM - 11 PM Public Viewing & Photography Night
Saturday Oct 24 7 PM - 11 PM Public Viewing & Photography Night
Friday Nov 6 7 PM - 11 PM Public Viewing & Photography Night
Saturday Nov 7 7 PM - 11 PM Public Viewing & Photography Night
Friday Dec 11 7 PM - 11 PM Public Viewing & Photography Night
Saturday Dec 12 7 PM - 11 PM Public Viewing & Photography Night
Monday Dec 21 5 PM - 8 PM Saturn/Juniper Conjunction - Special Event
(We will be traveling for clear skies if the weather in Potterville is not cooperating)

You may contact the observatory during public viewing hours at: 517-645-6666 or email Eaton County Parks Observatory volunteer: Jason Blaschka at: JB.FoxPark@gmail.com