To learn more about the organizations involved with the Drake Municipal Observatory or to find out what you can see in the night sky over Des Moines, visit these links:

Des Moines Clear Sky Chart

Amateur Observers' Program

Des Moines Astronomical Society

Drake University Department of Physics & Astronomy

Drake University

City of Des Moines

University News
October 24, 2016
Awards season just got more exciting for students in Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Two of Drake’s student publications earned top national honors, while students and faculty in the public relations program earned regional in-state awards.