Visitors can expect an Astronomy lesson followed by stargazing with expert guidance. Lectures begin at 8 PM, regardless of weather. Sky Viewing begins at dark if clear conditions. Children 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please contact Drake Physics & Astronomy to request accommodations. Admission is free and open to all!
If you have questions or comments regarding public nights please contact: Herb.email@example.com
Or call Drake Physics & Astronomy department at 515-271-3141.
Spot the International Space Station: Sighting Opportunities
December 12: Guitars Under the Stars!
The event, which is free and open to the public, will consist of a classical guitar concert by members of the Heart of Iowa Classical Guitar Society (HICGS) and a tour of the historical Observatory. Weather permitting, the event will end with stargazing. Classical and contemporary works for guitar will be performed. Everyone is welcome to join in an evening of music and science.
We would also welcome future topic suggestions from the public!