Louisville Astronomical Society

Louisville Astronomical Society

Upcoming events

    • Sat, June 01, 2019
    • 9:30 PM - 11:30 PM
    • Bernheim Arboretum 2075 Clermont Rd, Clermont, KY 40110

    Enjoy an evening stroll around Lake Nevin with “Star Captains” Bill Napper and Don Spain. These Volunteer Naturalists will use a laser pointer to help you experience the celestial happenings in the night sky.

    Info on pricing and signing up are at this link.

    • Fri, June 14, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 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, June 14, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UAC - Urban Astronomy Center
    Come out this Friday night to the Urban Astronomy Center located in the Root Cellar Building in E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park here in Louisville. Rain or shine. Tonight we can observe the Waxing Gibbous Moon which will be 91% 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, June 15, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • Curby

    We welcome the Public to join us at the James G. Baker Center for Astronomy Saturday in Curby, Indiana, one hour away. Directions are on the website. Tonight the Waxing Gibbous Moon will be 97% illuminated.

    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 21, 2019
    • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • UAC-Urban Astronomy Center

    Join us at the Urban Astronomy Center for our monthly meeting. Today happens to be the first day of Summer with the Sun arriving at the Summer Solstice point on the Ecliptic at 11:54 AM!

    Topic TBA.


    Directions to the UAC are on the LAS website.



    • Fri, July 12, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 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 12, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UAC - Urban Astronomy Center
    Come out this Friday night to the Urban Astronomy Center located in the Root Cellar Building in E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park here in Louisville. Rain or shine. Tonight we can observe the Waxing Gibbous Moon which will be 81% 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, July 13, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • Curby

    We welcome the Public to join us at the James G. Baker Center for Astronomy Saturday in Curby, Indiana, one hour away. Directions are on the website. Tonight the Waxing Gibbous Moon will be 89% illuminated.

    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, July 19, 2019
    • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • UAC-Urban Astronomy Center

    Join us at the Urban Astronomy Center for our monthly meeting.

    Topic TBA.


    Directions to the UAC are on the LAS website.



    • Sat, July 20, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • KY Science Center 727 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202

    Join us at the Kentucky Science Center at 727 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202. This event will be a celebration of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.

    • Sat, July 27, 2019
    • 4:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • Patoka Lake state Park Birdseye, IN

    The 28th annual Patoka Lake Star Party happens this weekend in cooperation with the Evansville Astronomical Society and the Stonebelt Stargazers!

    Patoka Lake information can be found here.

    • Fri, August 09, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 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, August 09, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • UAC - Urban Astronomy Center
    Come out this Friday night to the Urban Astronomy Center located in the Root Cellar Building in E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park here in Louisville. Rain or shine. Tonight we can observe the Waxing Gibbous Moon which will be 69% 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, August 10, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
    • Curby

    We welcome the Public to join us at the James G. Baker Center for Astronomy Saturday in Curby, Indiana, one hour away. Directions are on the website. Tonight the Waxing Gibbous Moon will be 78% illuminated.

    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, August 16, 2019
    • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • UAC-Urban Astronomy Center

    Join us at the Urban Astronomy Center for our monthly meeting.

    Topic TBA.


    Directions to the UAC are on the LAS website.



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