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2021 Community Outreach Event Calendar


Monthly Observing Nights Hosted at our club's dark sky park.   See Notes Below*** for Site Location
In accordance with best practices, Public Observing Via Eyepieces is replaced with Electronically Assisted Astronomy.
To be notified of EAA and other viewing opportunities send an email to outreach AT oaklandastronomy.net

          Community-Hosted Outreach Events Scheduled for September and October:  

  • September 10, 9-11pm  As a special event for registered campers at Addison Oaks County Park, the Oakland Astronomy Club presents "Explore the Night Sky". If the skies are fair, we'll also share Telescope Views of the summer sky via no-contact electronic eyepieces and monitors.

  • September 17, 5-11pm  the Oakland Astronomy Club joins the fun at the West Bloomfield Parks & Rec Family Campout. If the skies are fair, we'll share Telescope Views of the sun at 5pm and of the moon at 8pm via no-contact electronic eyepieces and monitors. Register with West Bloomfield Parks HERE.

  • September 24 and 25  For the 25th year in a row, the Oakland Astronomy Club and all of the Southeastern Michigan Astronomy Clubs present Astronomy at the Beach. For the 2nd year in a row, the event will be an on-line-only event! Program information is available HERE.

  • October 1, 7:30-10:30pm  As a special event for registered campers at Addison Oaks County Park, the Oakland Astronomy Club presents "The Milky Way, More than a Candy Bar!" If the skies are fair, we'll also share Telescope Views of the Fall sky via no-contact electronic eyepieces and monitors.

  • October 15, 7:30-9pm  The Oakland Astronomy Club teams up with Oakland Township Parks & Rec at Marsh View Park for a local celebration of the world-wide festival known as "International Observe the Moon Night". We'll learn about the moon together and if the skies are fair, we'll get telescopic closeups of the Waxing Gibbous moon via no-contact electronic eyepieces and monitors. Registration with Parks & Rec is required. Click HERE to register.

  • October 27, 7-8pm  Touch a meteorite at the Waterford Township Library tonight and you may have touched the Moon or Mars! Join the Oakland Astronomy Club for a presentation that is out of this world!. Registration is open to all HERE

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