The Observatory is usually open on the first and third Friday of each month from April – October, weather permitting. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, observing is cancelled for April and May. Future dates may be cancelled depending on the extent of the state’s stay-at-home orders.

Madison-Macdonald Observatory Public Observing Schedule 2020

Date Time (PM)
June 5th 9:00-10:00
June 19th 9:00-10:00
July 3rd 9:00-10:00
July 17th 9:00-10:00
July 31st 8:45-9:45
August 7th 8:45-9:45
August 21st 8:15-9:15
September 4th 8:00-9:00
September 18th 7:30-8:30
October 2nd 7:15-8:15
October 16th 6:45-7:45
October 30th 6:30-7:30


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