Exoplanets - Online Class
Searching For Other Earths
Astronomers are finding planets by the thousands! They are not in our solar system but circle around stars that are trillions of miles away. These are Exoplanets: weird, wild worlds - some similar to the planets in our solar system, and others that are truly far out!
Learn more about one of the most exciting and rapidly changing fields of astronomy. Astronomer Dean Regas shares the variety of techniques we use to hunt for exoplanets, what has been found so far, and what might be discovered soon.
This course will be an online course in webinar format through Zoom and will be recorded if you cannot attend live.
Weekly Public Program
Astronomy Evening at the Cincinnati Observatory is the perfect program to get acquainted with all of the offerings of your local observatory. Located in picturesque Mount Lookout on the East Side of Cincinnati, the Cincinnati Observatory is the oldest one of its kind in the country that still uses its original telescope from 1845, and now you too will get to participate.
This 90 minute long, family-friendly program features an Astronomy themed presentation on the different things you can experience in the night sky. Tours of our historic buildings and viewing through our telescope takes place during the second part of the evening (weather permitting).
Tickets: $15/adult, $7/child, FREE For Members
Reservations required. Space is limited.
At the Cincinnati Observatory
Join us for an 18+ Pride Night at the Cincinnati Observatory! We will be celebrating our local LGBTQ community and highlighting local history.
In addition to highlighting the remarkable lives of queer people both in the spotlight and the shadows of society, Pride Night Speaker Jacob Hogue will cover two of the very first trials concerning homosexuality in the region, will dive into obscenity trials and Cincinnati’s gender-bending masquerades, will explore queer characters in Cincinnati’s red light district and OTR concert halls, and analyze the role of female and male impersonation on political discourse in Cincinnati. And much more!
Pride Night will also include self-guided tours of the Observatory and grounds. There will be Local LGBTQ organizations sharing information. All guests will leave with more knowledge of the LGBTQ community in Cincinnati and some special pride goodies! The event will also include solar viewing during the first hour, weather permitting.
Tickets: $20 per person
18 and up please. Space is Limited.