Join us on the roof of Palenske Hall and in our historical observatory in the Honors Building for star and planet viewing on selected nights and days this year.
The telescopes will be open to the campus community and the public for viewing celestial objects, weather permitting.
A viewing schedule for our 2014 events are listed below.
- Wednesday, June 25, 10 p.m. - 11 p.m.: Public Observing, Alvan Clark telescope
- Friday, September 12, 9 - 10:30 p.m.: Public Observing, Palenske Roof and Alvan Clark telescope (staff permitting)
- Saturday, September 13, after the football game until 4:30 p.m.: Solar Observing, Palenske Roof
- Friday, October 3, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Public Observing, Alvan Clark telescope, Palenske Roof
- Saturday, October 4, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Solar Observing, Palenske Roof
International Observe the Moon Night
- Saturday, September 6, 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Public Observing, Palenske Roof
The Alvan Clark telescope is located within the Brown Honors Building near the center of the Albion College Quadrangle. Palenske Hall is located within the Science Complex on East Michigan Avenue, just east of Hannah Street. View the campus map for more information.