Stargazing at the Public Observatory
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
The National Air and Space Museum’s Public Observatory will be open for special nighttime stargazing. Do not miss this chance to see an array of celestial objects through a powerful professional telescope as well as additional portable telescopes.
Viewings are always weather dependent. If it is cloudy, the observing will be canceled. Check @SIObservatory on Twitter for updates related to weather closures or call (202) 633-2517. Tickets are not required.
At the National Air and Space Museum's public observatory, visitors can look through the 16-inch telescope to discover craters on the Moon, spots on the Sun (using safe solar filters), and other wonders of the Universe.
How to attend
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