Telescope Viewing at Jefferson College

  • When: Sunday, April 2, 2023,  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Location: 1000 Viking Dr, Hillsboro, MO 63050
  • Cost: Free

Join Jefferson College staff and St Louis Astronomical Society members for public telescope viewing at the future Jefferson College Observatory site.
Sunset between 8:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Events before it gets dark (8:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
- Tour of the observatory site
- Training on how to read a star map
- Library Telescope and Binocular Training
- Meteorite exhibit – “thank you” sent for donation
Events after dark (9:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
- Live telescope viewing
- Laser-guided constellation tours
Bad weather or clouds could cancel the live event:
- If so, a virtual event held on Facebook and Zoom
- Check Jefferson College Observatory Facebook page one day prior to the event
- Masks and hand sanitizer
- Chairs
- Binoculars and red flashlights


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