ScopeOut 2017 Astronomy Festival

Event date: 

Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm MDT

Location of event: 

Cincinnati Observatory Center
3489 Observatory Place
45208 Cincinnati , OH
United States
Ohio US

The Cincinnati Observatory celebrates the universe with an all-day (and all night) open house called ScopeOut.

In the afternoon we’ll have, classes, educational materials for teachers, kid’s space crafts and hands-on science activities, safe viewing of the Sun, swap table, meteorites, tours of our historic buildings and science exhibitors and vendors from around the region.

In the evening, we have a dinner under the stars including keynote lecture by Dr. Colin Bischoff, University of Cincinnati Physics, who studies the universe from the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, and nighttime viewing through the telescopes (weather permitting).

Noon to 5pm main displays, classes, and tours
Free daytime child and adult admission (noon to 5pm) thanks to the generous support of the Duke Energy Foundation and P&G!
6pm to 8:30pm Dinner and Keynote Lecture by Dr. Colin Bischoff. - $25/person (reservations required)
9pm to 11pm Viewing through the old telescopes (weather permitting) -$5/person suggested donation