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Grand Opening: The Giovale Open Deck Observatory


Join us October 5, 2019, for the grand opening of the Giovale Open Deck Observatory. We will be offering free admission for that day only, compliments of APS. Featuring a suite of six sophisticated telescopes dedicated to public observing and outreach, plus interactive exhibits, The Giovale Open Deck Observatory will leave visitors feeling more connected to the night sky and all of the wonders it holds.

Grand Opening Activites: 

  • 10am – 10pm | Clark Telescope Viewing
  • 10am – 10pm | Giovale Open Deck Observatory Exhibits Open All Day (self-guided)
  • Check out the exhibits at the new Giovale Open Deck Observatory facility.
  • 10am – 3pm | Special Scavenger Hunt
  • 10am – 3pm | Solar Viewing
  • 10am – 3pm | Rotunda Open House
  • 2:30 – 3:30pm  | Community Celebration Ribbon Cutting*
  • 3:30 – 6pm | 15 minute Giovale Open Deck Observatory Tours

*Times may be subject to change

Giovale Open Deck Observatory Grand Opening Sponsored By APS 

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