On September 9th, join the Central Montana Astronomy Society in the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center parking lot to view Neptune and other celestial bodies. Neptune is the last planet in the solar system, and will be at its closest approach to Earth, a mere 2.7 billion miles away! Come indoors for children’s activities, special presenters, and refreshments.  The fun begins at 6pm, and the event is free.

The Central Montana Astronomy Society has star parties planned throughout the rest of the year.

Upcoming Star Parties:
Friday October 7, 2016 — 6-10pm. Join the Central Montana Astronomy Society in the Interpretive Center parking lot to view the night sky. Tonight’s theme is the Planet Uranus, blue green, at its closest approach to Earth (only 1.6 billion miles away)! We may also be able to view the Draconids meteor shower, mostly after midnight.

Friday November 4, 2016 —6-10pm. Join the Central Montana Astronomy Society in the nterpretive Center parking lot to view the night sky. Tonight’s theme is the upcoming astro events! We may also be able to view the Taurids Meteor Shower.

Friday December 16, 2016 — 6-10pm. Join the Central Montana Astronomy Society in the Interpretive Center parking lot to view the night sky. Tonight’s theme is the upcoming astro events leading to the winter solstice on December 21!

January 13, 2017; Friday—Star Party 6:00-10:00 p.m. FREE!
Join the Central Montana Astronomy Society in the Interpretive Center parking lot to view the night sky.