May 2019 Public Viewing – CANCELLED

UPDATE (10:00am May 9, 2019): The current forecast for Saturday evening is cloudy and it doesn’t look like there will be much chance of clear skies. So the telescope session scheduled for that evening is cancelled.

As we near the summer solstice, sunset times get so late that it makes it difficult to hold nighttime viewings. So we’ll switch to daytime viewings with our solar telescope starting in June (with dates to be posted soon).

Our next public viewing is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 11, from 9:00-11:00 pm, provided that the sky is clear. If the event has to be cancelled due to weather, this post will be updated.

Our observatory is on the rooftop of UPEI’s Memorial Hall, but we ask that you come first to room 417 to wait for your turn to go up to the telescope (find information on finding Memorial Hall and where to park on campus here).

All ages are welcome at this event. It is necessary to climb a flight of stairs to reach the telescope, but the elevator can be taken up to the 4th floor waiting room.