Online Classes and Programs


Apr 21, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Does That Moon Look Bigger to You?

Not all Moon are created equal.  Some are closer to Earth than others.  The next close, slightly larger Moon, The SUPERMOON, is coming April 26.  This online class takes you to the Moon and shows you what to look for at moonrise. 

Cost: $10 per household

Great for all ages.  You can watch the class live via Zoom and will get a recording to watch the class later at your convenience.

100 Things to See in the Night Sky, Part 2

April 6, April 13, April 20
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
100 Things Book

Three-Night Mini-Course

Want to learn how to identify the stars, constellations, and planets of Spring and Summer?  Learn from the astronomer who wrote the book on it.  Dean Regas continues his series of classes based on his book and shows you how to stargaze like a pro.

Didn't take Part 1 back in January? No problem. With your registration you will receive a link to watch an intro class to observing the Sun, Moon, and planets and be ready to dive in to Part 2.

Cost: $30 per household

The course is offered through Zoom and is recorded so you can watch it live or later at your convenience.

With your registration you will receive the recordings from the first two classes on April 6 and 13, and a ticket to attend the remaining class.

Cosmic Tots

April 12, 10:00-10:30am, April 30, 1:30-2:00pm
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Planets for kids

Online Programs for Preschool-K

Does your little one love outer space? Then join us for a space filled half hour just for 3, 4 and 5 year olds! We'll meet via Zoom and learn about the shapes, colors and numbers we can find in outer space. Class will include a short craft, story or activity. 

   April 12, 10am: Space Rocks

   April 30: 1:30pm: The Moon

advanced reservations required.

These programs are FREE but donations are always welcome.

Homeschool Online Programs

April 16 and April 30
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Virtual Homeschool Programs with the Cincinnati Observatory

For Grades K-5th

Blast off and join us to learn about outer space! These programs are open to students who are homeschooled or schooling from home. Each week we’ll send out a link to a Zoom meeting for the class and a list of suggested materials. 

April 16, 10:00-11:00 AM, Mars

April 30, 10:00-11:00 AM, Exoplanets

Programs are free of charge (donations are appreciated), but registration is required.

Astrology (Not Astronomy)

Apr 28, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What's Your Sign? Are You Sure?

Astrology and astronomy go way back. They used to be friends. But something led them down very different paths. Learn the fun and fascinating story about the big differences between astronomy and astrology.  We predict you will enjoy it!

Cost: $10 per household

This is an online class offered through Zoom webinars. If you can't attend live, you will receive a recording of the class that you can watch at your convenience.