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Current News on the Observatory Park

The park (including sundial viewing and Friday Night Observing) will be closed during the construction of the Roll Top Observatory.

Changes are coming to Observatory Park. Please check our web site for updates.

Observatory Park is closed to the public to the Spring of 2016 for safety during the construction of the Roll-Top observatory building.  Because of the closure, the Friday night public observing programs at the park have been suspended.  To make up for the suspension, a limited schedule of public observing programs will be held on Friday nights at Baron Cameron Park in Reston, [more...]

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Astronomical Events Calendar 2015

6 February Jupiter Opposition*
20 March Spring Equinox
4 April Total Lunar Eclipse (Morning Hours)
23 May Saturn Opposition*
21 June Summer Solstice
30 June Venus and Jupiter form pair in the west
14 August Perseid Meteor Shower
23 September Fall Equinox
28 September Total Lunar Eclipse (Evening Hours)
22 December Winter Solstice