Join us at Penn Dixie for an out-of-this-world experience! Our astronomers will map the night sky — including stars, planets, constellations, and deep space objects — for you using a variety of telescopes and specialized equipment. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, warm clothing, blankets, and food/beverages. We’ll have plenty of telescopes, but you can bring yours along, too, if you’d like some expert advice.
2022 Dates – Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve
- Saturday June 25th, 8pm (no rain date)
- Saturday July 16th, 8pm (rain date: Saturday July 23rd)
- Saturday August 20th, 8pm (rain date: Saturday August 27th)
Programs run for 2-3 hours depending on viewing conditions. Check our social media for weather-related updates. All ages welcome. Registration is not required.
Thinking about purchasing a telescope? This telescope guide offers some great suggestions from Penn Dixie astronomer Ernie Jacobs. You can also download our Astronomy Night guide — also prepared by Ernie Jacobs — to learn more about our programs.