Louisville Astronomical Society

Upcoming events

    • Sat, September 22, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UAC - Urban Astronomy Center
    The LAS welcomes anyone interested in astronomy to visit us at the Urban Astronomy Center (UAC) located in E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park for our monthly Star Party. Tonight we can observe the waxing gibbous Moon which is 12 days old and 94% illuminated.

    Members may arrive early for set-up. If the ground is wet, 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


    • Sat, October 06, 2018
    • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Bernheim

    Sky Watch and Star Stories at Bernheim with Don Spain.

    • Fri, October 12, 2018
    • 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UofL Planetarium

    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

    • Sat, October 13, 2018

    Member Campout Night at the Parklands.

    • Sat, October 13, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UAC - Urban Astronomy Center
    The LAS welcomes anyone interested in astronomy to visit us at the Urban Astronomy Center (UAC) located in E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park for our monthly Star Party. Tonight we can observe the waxing crescent Moon which is 4 days old and 21% illuminated.

    Members may arrive early for set-up. If the ground is wet, 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


    • Fri, October 19, 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Planetarium

    Today the Mary Ann Russell Science Education Exhibit opens at the Planetarium. The LAS will provide Solar observing from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Starting at 9:00 PM Celestial observing will start. This is a call for telescopes to cover these event times.

    • Sat, October 20, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • Curby

    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 gibbous Moon at age day 10 and 83% illumination.

    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.

    • Fri, November 09, 2018
    • 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UofL Planetarium

    Join us after the Monthly Skies over Louisville program at the UofL Rauch Planetarium. Before the planetarium program the LAS will present a program on How to Buy A Telescope.

    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

    • Sat, November 10, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • Curby

    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 crescent 3 day old Moon at 9% illumination.

    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.

    • Sat, November 17, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UAC - Urban Astronomy Center
    The LAS welcomes anyone interested in astronomy to visit us at the Urban Astronomy Center (UAC) located in E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park for our monthly Star Party. Tonight we can observe the waxing gibbous Moon which is 9 days old and 68% illuminated.

    Members may arrive early for set-up. If the ground is wet, 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


    • Fri, December 14, 2018
    • 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UofL Planetarium

    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

    • Sat, December 15, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UAC - Urban Astronomy Center
    The LAS welcomes anyone interested in astronomy to visit us at the Urban Astronomy Center (UAC) located in E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park for our monthly Star Party. Tonight we can observe the First Quarter Moon .

    Members may arrive early for set-up. If the ground is wet, 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


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