View the Sun with the Scientists Who Study It

December 12, 2018 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory
Free

Visit our Observatory to learn from our astronomers, and become an astronomer yourself!

Discover more about Parker Solar Probe, which made its first close fly-by of the Sun this fall, with scientists from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

You can also view our Sun using our solar-filtered telescopes. We will be there to help you observe the Sun, Moon, and other objects in space, as well as answer any questions you have.

  • Our Observatory is free.
  • We are open to the public, weather permitting.
  • Follow @airandspace on Twitter for weather and closure updates, or ask at the Museum's Welcome Center.

Accessibility: The Observatory dome and terrace are accessible via ramp or steps. Written and touchable explanatory materials are available. 

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