The Astronomy Department hosts three weekly viewing nights
for the public while UT is in session.

Viewing times change throughout the year so please check this page for current times before planning your visit. Please call 512-232-4265 for weather cancellation information. (This line is updated approximately 30-45 minutes before the scheduled start time). No reservations are required and there is no charge for viewing. There is no age limit, although adult supervision is required at all times for young children.

If you are interested in bringing a small group of 15 or fewer, you may come to a public viewing night without prior arrangements. If you plan on bringing a group of more than 15, please notify Lara Eakins at least two weeks in advance to avoid having too many groups show up on the same evening. Please note: we do not do private events for groups or individuals.

Public viewing nights occur throughout the year while the unversity is in session. Typically spring semester viewing runs from late January to early May, summer sessions viewing runs from early June to mid-August, and fall semster viewing runs from early September to early December.

To receive email announcements of special events and changes in times for public viewing on our campus telescopes, please sign up for our list at YahooGroups. You can join through the web at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/UT-Astronomy/ or by sending an email to: UT-Astronomy-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

 

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