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Public Observing Night at Veen Observatory

sat04nov7:30 pmsat10:00 pmPublic Observing Night at Veen Observatory

Event Details

Public Observing Night – Planets and Deep Sky Objects
Saturday, November 4, 2023
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 pm
James C. Veen Observatory, 3308 Kissing Rock Ave SE, Lowell, MI 49331, USA

Public Observing Nights only take place if skies are clear. Check the weather status on, social media, or call 616-897-7065 for a phone message. These are informal events where guests may show up at any time during the 2.5 hours that the observatory is open. Guests typically spend about an hour enjoying views through the Veen Observatory’s telescopes, the personal telescopes set up by GRAAA members, a video presentation about the history of GRAAA, and stargazing and constellation finding with GRAAA members and volunteers. Featured objects will be Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune, and various star clusters and galaxies.

$5 adults
$2 for kids 17 and under
Free for kids 5 and under
Free for GRAAA and GRPM members members

Want to know more? Try volunteering. Click the link below and we’ll train you.


Late Opening Notice.

On Saturday, May 11, the Museum will open at 12 p.m. due to road closures for the Amway River Bank Run.

Early Closure Notice.

The Museum will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1 for Museum Adventure After Dark. Tickets are still available!