Print the full 2018 Eagle Lake Observatory Star Party schedule.

Also please review the MAS Star Party Guidelines.


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

Aug
17
Fri
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

The Minnesota Astronomical Society invites you to our 11th annual Camping with the Stars Event taking place at the Eagle Lake Observatory, located within Carver County Baylor Regional Park, about 45 minutes Southwest of Minneapolis and 3 miles north of Norwood-Young America.

 

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

Objects of interest include: The Sun, the Moon, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars at its best in years and daytime stars

Additional information about this years CWTS can be found HERE. 

All Weather Event (1st qtr. moon)

Aug
18
Sat
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

The Minnesota Astronomical Society invites you to our 11th annual Camping with the Stars Event taking place at the Eagle Lake Observatory, located within Carver County Baylor Regional Park, about 45 minutes Southwest of Minneapolis and 3 miles north of Norwood-Young America.

 

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

Objects of interest include: The Sun, the Moon, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars at its best in years and daytime stars

Additional information about this years CWTS can be found HERE. 

All Weather Event (1st qtr. moon)

2018 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 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.
Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

All Weather Event (1st qtr. moon)

Aug
19
Sun
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

The Minnesota Astronomical Society invites you to our 11th annual Camping with the Stars Event taking place at the Eagle Lake Observatory, located within Carver County Baylor Regional Park, about 45 minutes Southwest of Minneapolis and 3 miles north of Norwood-Young America.

 

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

Objects of interest include: The Sun, Venus, Mercury and daytime stars

Additional information about this years CWTS can be found HERE. 

All Weather Event (1st qtr. moon)

Sep
1
Sat
2018 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 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.
Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

All Weather Event (3rd qtr. moon)

Sep
15
Sat
2018 Public Star Party @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 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.
Additional information as well as directions can be found on the Eagle Lake Observatory web page.

 

All Weather Event (1st qtr. moon)



Astronomy Day



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.



Camping with the Stars

Aug
17
Fri
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

The Minnesota Astronomical Society invites you to our 11th annual Camping with the Stars Event taking place at the Eagle Lake Observatory, located within Carver County Baylor Regional Park, about 45 minutes Southwest of Minneapolis and 3 miles north of Norwood-Young America.

 

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

Objects of interest include: The Sun, the Moon, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars at its best in years and daytime stars

Additional information about this years CWTS can be found HERE. 

All Weather Event (1st qtr. moon)

Aug
18
Sat
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

The Minnesota Astronomical Society invites you to our 11th annual Camping with the Stars Event taking place at the Eagle Lake Observatory, located within Carver County Baylor Regional Park, about 45 minutes Southwest of Minneapolis and 3 miles north of Norwood-Young America.

 

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

Objects of interest include: The Sun, the Moon, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars at its best in years and daytime stars

Additional information about this years CWTS can be found HERE. 

All Weather Event (1st qtr. moon)

Aug
19
Sun
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
2018 Camping with the Stars @ Eagle Lake Observatory

The Minnesota Astronomical Society invites you to our 11th annual Camping with the Stars Event taking place at the Eagle Lake Observatory, located within Carver County Baylor Regional Park, about 45 minutes Southwest of Minneapolis and 3 miles north of Norwood-Young America.

 

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

Objects of interest include: The Sun, Venus, Mercury and daytime stars

Additional information about this years CWTS can be found HERE. 

All Weather Event (1st qtr. moon)



Fall Astronomy Day