Observatory Schedule - Fall 2023
Call 936-294-3664 to see if a scheduled observatory lab has been cancelled.
Any of the listed observatory access dates can and will be canceled if there is rain. If the sky is merely overcast, the lab at the observatory will go on, but with modified activities. Bring a red flashlight and expect mosquitoes and/or cold weather. Dress warmly if chilly conditions apply! Students arriving more than 15 minutes late will not be admitted.
There will be no makeup days for any labs canceled.
The nights listed here are only for SHSU students who are taking the lab.
|Date||Time||Astronomy Notes for the Day|
|Monday, September 11th||8:00pm|
|Tuesday, September 12th||8:00pm|
|Wednesday, September 20th||8:00pm||Saturn looks awesome this semester!|
|Thursday, September 21st||8:00pm|
|Wednesday, September 27th||8:00pm|
|Friday, September 29th||8:00pm||Full Moon|
|Monday, October 2nd||8:00pm|
|Tuesday, October 3rd||8:00pm|
|Monday, October 9th||8:00pm|
|Thursday, October 12th||8:00pm||Annular Eclipse in Two Days!|
|Tuesday, October 17th||8:00pm|
|Friday, October 20th||8:00pm|
|Monday, October 23rd||8:00pm|
|Wednesday, October 25th||8:00pm|
|Tuesday, October 31st||8:00pm|
|Thursday, November 2nd||8:00pm||Jupiter Reaches Opposition Tomorrow|
|Wednesday, November 8th||8:00pm|
|Friday, November 10th||8:00pm|
|Monday, November 13th||8:00pm||New Moon|
|Wednesday, November 15th||8:00pm|
A Google Map for the observatory can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/5chyK3ctBJQTpLAc6
For field trips and public viewing nights contact Mike Prokosch at email@example.com.