Astronomical Observing

Observe the heavens during the daytime or night with Museum staff!

Prominence on the Sun - July 26, 2012

Observe the Skies
Museum in Washington, DC

Use the Observatory's safe solar telescopes to take a close-up look at our nearest star, the Sun. Learn about solar activity and its effects on Earth from knowledgeable staff and volunteers.

11:00 am to 3:00 pm on the following dates:

12:00 pm to 3:00 pm on the following dates:

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