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Intro to Astronomy

Jan 25, 2022
7:00 pm

Online, 3-Night Course

Resolve to learn more astronomy in 2022. This introductory astronomy course is perfect for beginners who want to know more about the universe and observing the night sky.

Led by Cincinnati Observatory astronomer Dean Regas, and author of 100 Things to See in the Night Sky, this course will show you the stars.  You will learn about stars, planets, galaxies and more as well as viewing tips for the constellations and Moon.

Tickets: $30 per household

Miss the first class on January 11?  No problem. You'll get a link to watch it.

And then you can attend the other class live or wacth the recordings at your convenience.

Sign up today.

Hubble and Webb Telescopes

Jan 27, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Online Exploration of Space

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is launching on December 24. What will it look for? Where will it go? And what will it discover?

But let's not forget the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). It has been one of the most prolific scientific instruments ever created. Since it saw first light in 1990, it has seen it all.

Tickets: $10 per household

Join us for this online look at two space telescopes.

Grand Canyon Adventure

Jan 31, 2022
7:00 pm

Get Your Recording of Dean's Road Trip

Astronomer Dean Regas just spent a month as the National Parks' Astronomer in Residence at the Grand Canyon. He got to live, work, hike, and teach in one of the most incredible places on Earth. Travel virtually with Dean as he chronicles his drive, what he did and saw in the park, and what he found at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.

Tickets: $10 per household

You will get a link to watch this fun adventure at your convenience.

Proceeds benefit the Cincinnati Observatory.

Recording available for purchase until January 31. 

Cosmic Kids

Feb 9, 2022
4:30 pm
Feb 23, 2022
4:30 pm
Mar 9, 2022
4:30 pm
Mar 23, 2022
4:30 pm

The Observatory's Online Kids Club

Geared for Grades K-5th

Join us for a virtual Cosmic Kids club in 2022. For each class we’ll send out a link to a Zoom meeting and a list of suggested materials. Classes will take place on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm.

  • January 12- Fossils (SOLD OUT)
  • January 26- Comets and Meteors (SOLD OUT) 
  • February 9- Space Satellites 
  • February 23- All About Orion 
  • March 9- Ice Giants
  • March 23- Stars of Harry Potter

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

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