Louisville Astronomical Society

Upcoming events

    • Sat, April 01, 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Bernheim

    Sky Watch and Star Stories at Bernheim

    • Sat, April 01, 2017
    • 7:00 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 see the Crescent Moon!

    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, April 07, 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
    • Hidden Hill Nursery

    Bob Hill has once again invited the LAS out to his Hidden Hill Nursery. Solar observing will start at 3 PM. There will be a program presentation at 7PM followed by observing. For directions go to the Hidden Hill Nursery & Sculpture Garden website.

    • Sat, April 08, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • UAC - Tom Sawyer Park

    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. Come see 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.

    Directions and map to EP Tom Sawyer State Park

    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 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, April 14, 2017
    • 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, April 15, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • UofL Strickler Hall

    Monthly general meeting of the Louisville Astronomical Society. 

    Topics

    The April meeting of the Louisville Astronomical Society will feature JPL Systems Engineer Tracy Drain. She will be speaking about the Kepler mission although Tracy has served on the MRO and Juno mission teams.

    Tracy will be giving a STEM-oriented talk for young adults and students in the same lecture hall at 3:30 PM. While she is in Louisville, she will be visiting schools as a role model.

    See the News Article for more details.

    The meeting will be held in the Cochran Auditorium of Strickler Hall on the U of L campus behind the Planetarium.

    Map to UofL Strickler Hall


    • Fri, May 05, 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Bardstown Road

    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.

    • Sat, May 06, 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Bardstown Road

    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.

    • Sat, May 06, 2017
    • 7:00 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 see the First Quarter Moon!

    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, May 12, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • UAC - Tom Sawyer Park

    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. Come see the First Quarter Moon!

    This month the Rotary Club will also be hosting their meeting/program at the UAC. Rotary members can call Renee(554-0765) to RSVP.

    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.

    Directions and map to EP Tom Sawyer State Park

    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 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, May 12, 2017
    • 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

    • Fri, May 19, 2017
    • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • UAC - Urban Astronomy Center

    Monthly general meeting of the Louisville Astronomical Society. Of special interest at this meeting is the annual election of officers and the board of directors.


    Meetings are generally held at the Urban Astronomy Center.
    • Sat, June 03, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • UAC - Tom Sawyer Park

    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. Come see the First Quarter Moon!

    This month our special guest will be the exactly First Quarter Moon. Come out and see it shine down on us tonight!!

    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.

    Directions and map to EP Tom Sawyer State Park

    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 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, June 09, 2017
    • 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UofL Planetarium

    Join us after the Monthly Skies over Louisville program at the UofL Rauch Planetarium. Tonight the Full Moon will be the featured guest of honor!

    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, June 10, 2017
    • 7:00 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 see the Full Moon along with Jupiter and Saturn!

    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, June 16, 2017
    • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • UAC - Urban Astronomy Center

    Monthly general meeting of the Louisville Astronomical Society. Topic to be announced.


    Meetings are generally held at the Urban Astronomy Center.
    • Sat, June 24, 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Bernheim

    Sky Watch and Star Stories at Bernheim

    • Sat, July 01, 2017
    • 7:00 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 see the First Quarter Moon!

    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, July 08, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • UAC - Tom Sawyer Park

    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.

    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.

    Directions and map to EP Tom Sawyer State Park

    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 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, July 14, 2017
    • 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

    • Fri, July 21, 2017
    • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • UAC - Urban Astronomy Center

    Monthly general meeting of the Louisville Astronomical Society. Topic to be announced.


    Meetings are generally held at the Urban Astronomy Center.
    • Sat, July 29, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • UAC - Tom Sawyer Park

    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.

    This month see the First Quarter Moon and hear the talks detailing the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse here in Kentucky!

    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.

    Directions and map to EP Tom Sawyer State Park

    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 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.


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