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!
Previous recorded lectures are available on YouTube.
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
March 24th: JWST: To Boldly See Where No Telescope Has Seen Before
March 31st : Universe of Glass: Computers Categorize the Stars
April 7th : A Star’s Tale: Stellar Development and the HR Diagram
April 14th : White Dwarfs: A Peaceful End…If…
April 21st : Neutron Stars: Lighthouses & Roadmaps
April 28th : Black Holes: Singularly Weird
May 5th : History of The Big Bang: Einstein vs. Lemaitre
May 12th : MYSTERY TOPIC