Night Skies in the Joel N. Bloom Observatory

Hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts, Night Skies in the Observatory is a monthly stargazing event held in the Joel N. Bloom Observatory. View celestial objects in the night sky, including stars, planets, nebulae, and if conditions are right, a galaxy or two, from 5 different rooftop telescopes in the Observatory. The evening includes a Fels Planetarium show and a lecture or presentation (appropriate for ages 8 and up) on an astronomical or space science topic. The Observatory is staffed with knowledgeable observers and free star maps are provided. This event runs from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.

Ticket Prices:

$5.00 Per Person

Free for Members

Upcoming Events
Night Skies in the Observatory
Thursday, May 14
Night Skies in the Observatory
Thursday, June 11
Night Skies in the Observatory
Thursday, July 09
Night Skies in the Observatory
Thursday, August 13
Night Skies in the Observatory
Thursday, September 10
Night Skies in the Observatory
Thursday, October 08
Night Skies in the Observatory
Thursday, November 12
Night Skies in the Observatory
Thursday, December 10