NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.
Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.



Print the full 2021 Eagle Lake Observatory Star Party schedule.

Also please review the MAS Star Party Guidelines.


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ELO Public Star Parties
Astronomy Day
CWTS
Fall Astronomy Day
ELO Special Events


Unless otherwise noted, all Eagle Lake Observatory public star parties are “all weather” events. Even if it is cloudy, someone will be there to show a video, give a presentation, give a tour of the observatory or answer any astronomy questions you may have. However, there may be a need to cancel due to hazardous weather conditions such as severe thunderstorm, tornados and/or snow storms. If any of these conditions are threatening, please check the MAS website homepage at www.mnastro.org, after 4:00 pm the day of the event for cancellation notices.

Additional information about our Eagle Lake Observatory can be found HERE, including Frequently Asked Questions


All Public Star Parties

Jun
26
Sat
2021 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2021 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.

Public nights at Eagle Lake are held about every other Saturday night from March till November. Annually, we also host all day events for Astronomy Day, Fall Astronomy Day and our annual Camping with the Stars event. Additionally, we may schedule a “special event” throughout the year for a rare astronomical event such as an eclipse, conjunction, transit or meteor shower.

Public star parties are open to all, but please review the Star Party Guidelines if you have not been to a public event before.

Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.

Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.

Eagle Lake Observatory
44.8103 -93.9397

Merle Hiltner onaninfo@mnastro.org

Jul
17
Sat
2021 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2021 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.

Public nights at Eagle Lake are held about every other Saturday night from March till November. Annually, we also host all day events for Astronomy Day, Fall Astronomy Day and our annual Camping with the Stars event. Additionally, we may schedule a “special event” throughout the year for a rare astronomical event such as an eclipse, conjunction, transit or meteor shower.

Public star parties are open to all, but please review the Star Party Guidelines if you have not been to a public event before.

Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.

Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.

Eagle Lake Observatory
44.8103 -93.9397

Merle Hiltner onaninfo@mnastro.org

Jul
31
Sat
2021 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2021 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.

Public nights at Eagle Lake are held about every other Saturday night from March till November. Annually, we also host all day events for Astronomy Day, Fall Astronomy Day and our annual Camping with the Stars event. Additionally, we may schedule a “special event” throughout the year for a rare astronomical event such as an eclipse, conjunction, transit or meteor shower.

Public star parties are open to all, but please review the Star Party Guidelines if you have not been to a public event before.

Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.

Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.

Eagle Lake Observatory
44.8103 -93.9397

Merle Hiltner onaninfo@mnastro.org

Aug
13
Fri
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.

Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.

Public nights at Eagle Lake are held about every other Saturday night from March till November. Annually, we also host all day events for Astronomy Day, Fall Astronomy Day and our annual Camping with the Stars event. Additionally, we may schedule a “special event” throughout the year for a rare astronomical event such as an eclipse, conjunction, transit or meteor shower.

Public star parties are open to all, but please review the Star Party Guidelines if you have not been to a public event before.

Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

CANCELLED IF RAINING Event (1st qtr. moon)

Eagle Lake Observatory
44.8103 -93.9397

Merle Hiltner onaninfo@mnastro.org

Aug
14
Sat
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.

Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.

Public nights at Eagle Lake are held about every other Saturday night from March till November. Annually, we also host all day events for Astronomy Day, Fall Astronomy Day and our annual Camping with the Stars event. Additionally, we may schedule a “special event” throughout the year for a rare astronomical event such as an eclipse, conjunction, transit or meteor shower.

Public star parties are open to all, but please review the Star Party Guidelines if you have not been to a public event before.

Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

CANCELLED IF RAINING Event (1st qtr. moon)

Eagle Lake Observatory
44.8103 -93.9397

Merle Hiltner onaninfo@mnastro.org

Aug
15
Sun
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.

Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.

Public nights at Eagle Lake are held about every other Saturday night from March till November. Annually, we also host all day events for Astronomy Day, Fall Astronomy Day and our annual Camping with the Stars event. Additionally, we may schedule a “special event” throughout the year for a rare astronomical event such as an eclipse, conjunction, transit or meteor shower.

Public star parties are open to all, but please review the Star Party Guidelines if you have not been to a public event before.

Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

CANCELLED IF RAINING Event (1st qtr. moon)

Eagle Lake Observatory
44.8103 -93.9397

Merle Hiltner onaninfo@mnastro.org



Astronomy Day



Camping with the Stars

Aug
13
Fri
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.

Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.

Public nights at Eagle Lake are held about every other Saturday night from March till November. Annually, we also host all day events for Astronomy Day, Fall Astronomy Day and our annual Camping with the Stars event. Additionally, we may schedule a “special event” throughout the year for a rare astronomical event such as an eclipse, conjunction, transit or meteor shower.

Public star parties are open to all, but please review the Star Party Guidelines if you have not been to a public event before.

Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

CANCELLED IF RAINING Event (1st qtr. moon)

Eagle Lake Observatory
44.8103 -93.9397

Merle Hiltner onaninfo@mnastro.org

Aug
14
Sat
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.

Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.

Public nights at Eagle Lake are held about every other Saturday night from March till November. Annually, we also host all day events for Astronomy Day, Fall Astronomy Day and our annual Camping with the Stars event. Additionally, we may schedule a “special event” throughout the year for a rare astronomical event such as an eclipse, conjunction, transit or meteor shower.

Public star parties are open to all, but please review the Star Party Guidelines if you have not been to a public event before.

Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

CANCELLED IF RAINING Event (1st qtr. moon)

Eagle Lake Observatory
44.8103 -93.9397

Merle Hiltner onaninfo@mnastro.org

Aug
15
Sun
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
2021 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.

Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.

Public nights at Eagle Lake are held about every other Saturday night from March till November. Annually, we also host all day events for Astronomy Day, Fall Astronomy Day and our annual Camping with the Stars event. Additionally, we may schedule a “special event” throughout the year for a rare astronomical event such as an eclipse, conjunction, transit or meteor shower.

Public star parties are open to all, but please review the Star Party Guidelines if you have not been to a public event before.

Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

CANCELLED IF RAINING Event (1st qtr. moon)

Eagle Lake Observatory
44.8103 -93.9397

Merle Hiltner onaninfo@mnastro.org



Fall Astronomy Day

Oct
9
Sat
2021 Public Star Party – Fall A-Day @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2021 Public Star Party - Fall A-Day @ Eagle Lake Observatory

Public Star Party at the MAS Eagle Lake Observatory.

Visit the Fall Astronomy Day web page for information and schedule of events.

The Eagle Lake Observatory consists of the Onan Observatory, the Sylvia A. Casby Observatory and the HotSpot Classroom.
Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

NOTICE: Please review the Public Event Rules HERE, before attending any MAS event.

Also note that these rules supersede any existing information you may find elsewhere on our website.

 

CANCELLED IF RAINING Event (1st qtr. moon)



Special Events

Special Events are for a specific astronomical event and are generally “Cancelled if Cloudy” Events. Please check the MAS website homepage at www.mnastro.org after 4:00 pm the day of the event for any cancellation notices.