Saturday
September
26
One Day Only
September 26, 2020
  • Schrader Environmental Education Center
    465 Lodge Drive Wheeling
  • 304-242-6855
  • Hours
    1:00-4:00pm & 8:00-11:00pm
  • oionline.com
  • Free Admission

Explore the solar and lunar skies Saturday, September 26 at Speidel Observatory in Oglebay Park.  The Oglebay Astronomy Club leads all activities.

Tour the facility, try your eye at solar observing, see a meteorite display and participate in space science activities from 1-4 p.m. Observe the evening sky through telescopes and learn about the constellations from 8-11 p.m. In addition to the first-quarter Moon, Jupiter and Saturn will be high in the sky together this night. Mars will rise later in the evening. It will be a great night for planet viewing, weather permitting.

All ages are invited to attend this free program.

About the Schrader Center:

The Schrader Center offers dozens of seasonal nature programs for all ages. Nature enthusiasts gather here to experience a sense of community around a shared love of nature. Preschoolers through adults enjoy our year-round nature activities. Our hands-on programs expand nature knowledge, promote outdoor discovery and foster lifelong learning.