Virtual Friday Starry Nights

September Virtual Star Party

Daniel Observatory

Friday, September 25
8:00pm - 9:00pm

Roper Mountain Science Center is holding its second Virtual Star Party! This hour-long event is the perfect opportunity for you to star gaze with us from your own home. Guest astronomers will be present at the Charles E. Daniel Observatory to showcase our refractor telescope and its capabilities. During the event you’ll be able to interact with the astronomers, ask questions, and discover the wonders of the nighttime sky. We hope you’ll join us as we look for planets, stars, moons, and much more!


This event is on a first come, first serve basis. It is FREE for members and $5 per household for non-members.

*** Please note this event is not located at Roper Mountain but is a virtual event.***

Click here to purchase tickets online.

October Sky Talk

Daniel Observatory

Friday, October 2
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us to learn all about the October night sky. Discover which planets will be visible, how to find prominent constellations, when to see some meteor showers, and when to view the rare “Blue Moon!” This live program will last approximately 30 minutes, followed by a short question and answer period where we will answer as many of your questions as possible. After, a link to the feature movie, Robot Explorers, will be shared.


This event is on a first come, first serve basis. It is FREE for members and $5 per household for non-members.

*** Please note this event is not located at Roper Mountain but is a virtual event.***

Click here to purchase tickets online.






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