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International Astronomy Day at McCormick Observatory
April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm Free
International Astronomy Day is on Saturday, April 21th and Charlottesville Astronomical Society is celebrating by conducting an Open House for general public at the UVA McCormick Observatory.
From Noon to 5 pm there will be classroom presentations, Future Astronomer’s Activities for children and Solar Observing with telescopes outfitted with special filters for observing the Sun.
From 8 pm to 10 pm, CAS members will open up the historic 26″ McCormick telescope and the two telescopes in the Doghouse Observatory for all attendees to observe astronomical delights!