Observe Saturn through telescopes

September 14, 2017 | 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Various locations

Use telescopes to observe Saturn in celebration of the Cassini mission's Grand Finale at various locations around the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area. Learn about the Cassini-Huygen's mission and what will happen when Cassini makes its final plunge into Saturn on September 15th. 


Washington, D.C.: Gallery Place near 7th and G St. NW

Hyattsville, Maryland: Regal Cinemas near Prince George's Plaza

Arlington, Virginia: Clarendon Central Park

Fairfax, Virginia: George Mason University, North Campus, near Patriot Circle across from the Panda Express


All locations and times subject to change.

This stargazing event will be held if weather conditions permit. For any changes or weather updates, check @SIObservatory.

Please note that there will be no telescopes at either of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum locations.