Second Friday Telescope Night | September

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Presented by Vanderbilt University - Dyer Observatory at Vanderbilt University Dyer Observatory, Brentwood TN

Sep 14
Second Friday Telescope Night | September

The Dyer Observatory telescopes will be set up for gazing, and the observatory will be open for viewing exhibits and speaking with astronomers. The format is “open house” so you may arrive and depart any time during the event. There will not be a formal talk/program on these nights unless otherwise noted. Suggested for ages 8 and up.

Please note:
The Seyfert Telescope is located on the second floor of the observatory.
There are twenty steps leading to the second floor.
For the safety of all observatory guests, closed-toe footwear must be worn.
Vehicles larger than a standard-size school bus will not fit through the gate.
You do not need to bring a printed ticket; there will be a guest list at the gate.
Alert the parking attendant at the gate if you have special parking needs.
If your plans change and you can not attend, please let them know so that they may release the space to someone else.

Source: Dyer Observatory


$6.24/Person ($5 Admission + $1.24 online handling fee)
Each Person Must Have Their Own Reservation
Tickets Available One Month Before Each Event
Use Ticket Link For Reservations
No Tickets Sold At Door
No Refunds or Exchanges
This is a Clear or Cloudy Event


Contact: (615) 373-4897

    Official Website


Additional time info:

Times vary due to changing sunset times. The time listed is an estimate of the time so be sure to check with the Dyer Observatory.

Upcoming 2018 Second Friday Telescope Nights
April 13, 8pm-10pm
May 11, 9pm-11pm
June 8, 9pm-11pm
July 13, 9pm-11pm
August 10, 9pm-11pm
September 14, 8pm-10pm
October 12, 7pm-9pm
November 9, 7pm-9pm
Dyer Observatory is Closed Annually December-February

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Vanderbilt University Dyer Observatory

1000 Oman Drive, Brentwood, TN 37027

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