Members may arrive early for set-up. If the ground is wet or snowy, we will set-up behind the building on the asphalt. Scope set-up is weather dependent. Our scopes are unable to penetrate the clouds and heavy moisture such as rain drops are bad for the electronics.
Map to UAC
Join the Louisville Astronomical Society at the Parklands of Floyds Fork the Turkey Run location from 1-3 PM to view the Sun, our private star, safely though solar telescopes.
LAS members will be using specially-equipped telescopes with solar filters that allow you to view the sun and sunspots safely. NEVER look at the sun through binoculars or a telescope on your own. Look through ours.
Directions: To get to Turkey Run, take the Gene Snyder West to the Billtown Road exit.
Turn left on Billtown Road, right on Seatonville Road and then left on Broad Run Road.
Follow the signs to Turkey Run then turn left on Stout Road into the park.
The Silo Center will be on your right at the top of the hill.
The LAS welcomes anyone interested in astronomy to visit us at out dark site located in Curby, Indiana for our monthly Star Party. Come listen to a program on astronomy followed by observing the night sky and see the almost full Moon through a telescope.
Map to Curby
The LAS welcomes one and all at our Star Parties. If you have a scope and are having trouble figuring out how to use it, please feel free to bring it to our public Star Party.
The LAS is an IRC §501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Donations are welcome.
May your scope and skies be clear at the same time. Hope to see you there.
Join the Louisville Astronomical Society at the Parklands of Floyds Fork at the Cliffside Center location from 1-3 PM to view the Sun, our private star, safely though solar telescopes.
Directions to Broad Run Cliffside Center: take the Gene Snyder to the Bardstown Road exit 17.
Turn south on Bardstown Road and follow for approximately 4 miles and look for the park entrance on your left.
Turn left into Broad Run Park and onto Broad Run Parkway.
Follow Broad Run Parkway and signs to Cllffside Center, where you'll see a major parking area and trail kiosks
Come out for the annual Mile of Telescopes along Bardstown Road. We set up starting at Longest Avenue ( PNC Bank on one side of Bardstown Road and Skyline Chili on the other side) down to Eastern Parkway.
Join us after the Monthly Skies over Louisville program at the UofL Rauch Planetarium.
We will set up in the courtyard and let you see views of the night sky. It is also a good time to see the different types of telescopes and binoculars you can use to enjoy the night sky.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Link to UofL Rauch Planetarium
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Louisville Astronomical Society, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 17554, Louisville, KY 40217
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