The Madison-Macdonald Observatory is open for public observing on the first and third Friday of each month, May – November, weather permitting.

Madison-Macdonald Observatory Public Observing Schedule 2024

May 3: 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

May 17: 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm

June 14 (second Friday of June): 9 pm – 10 pm

June 21: 9 pm – 10 pm

July 5: 9 pm – 10 pm

July 19: 9 pm – 10 pm

August 2: 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm

August 16: 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

September 6: 8 pm – 9 pm

September 20: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

October 4: 7 pm – 8 pm

October 18: 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

November 1: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

November 15: 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Location

1251 Libbie Coy Way, Fort Collins, CO 80521 (see map below).

Free parking is available along Libbie Coy Way or in the lot across the street.

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