Observatory & Planetarium Schedules

Sam Houston State University Planetarium Schedule, Fall 2016      

Date

Time

Show

Notes

September 16, 2016

7 p.m.

Birth of the Solar System

October 14, 2016

7 p.m.

Birth of the Solar System

December 9, 2016

7 p.m.

Astronomyths

December 16, 2016

7 p.m.

Birth of the Solar System

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The planetarium is located in the Farrington Building Room 102. Admission is free. For more information, contact Mike Prokosch at 936-294-3664. 

For a complete list of all shows available please check us out on Facebook.

Cielos Despejados!

Clear Skies!

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Sam Houston State University Observatory Schedule, Fall 2016

Dates (Day of Week):

September 12, 2016 

September 13, 2016

September 21, 2016   

September 22, 2016

September 26, 2016

September 30, 2016   Moon very thin, waning crescent

October 3, 2016

October 4, 2016 

October 12, 2016

October 13, 2016

October 17, 2016 

October 18, 2016 

October 27, 2016 

October 28, 2016  

October 31, 2016  Moon very thin, waxing crescent

November 1, 2016

November 7, 2016

November 8, 2016  Moon at 1st quarter

November 17, 2016  Leonid Meteor Shower

November 18, 2016

 

Time (for all dates): 8:00 p.m.

These are all of the possible dates for the observatory. Any of these dates can and will be canceled if the weather is raining. If the weather is merely overcast, the lab at the observatory will remain a go but with different requirements. Call 936-294-3664 to see if the observatory lab has been canceled. Students arriving later than 15 minutes after start time will not be admitted. Arrive early. Bring a red flashlight and expect mosquitoes. 

There will be no makeup days for any labs canceled. Any questions or concerns should be directed to Dr. Miller.

The address to the observatory is 26 Knox Circle, Huntsville, Texas...that is the address you should use with Google Maps. Allow for 25 minutes of drive time once you leave campus.

Directions to Observatory:

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