6:00-8:00 p.m: Explore the historic observatory and star gaze from the telescope dome. PTSO will serve complimentary hot chocolate. NOTE: It's not recommended to arrive earlier than 6pm.
8:00 p.m: Observatory opens to the general public and Lansing families are welcome to stay longer!
SPACE IS LIMITED! Please complete this survey and let us know WHEN you're planning to attend and the NUMBER of people coming with you. This information is very helpful for the Observatory to coordinate their student volunteers & ensure you have the best viewing experience possible. PLEASE TRY AND STICK TO YOUR INDICATED ARRIVAL TIME.
DRESS APPROPRIATELY for the weather as the dome opens and it will be the same weather conditions as outside.FREE PARKING is available across the street in the Appel Commons parking lot.
DIRECTIONS TO THE OBSERVATORY:Take Triphammer Rd to Community Corners and turn left at the stop sign onto Hanshaw Rd. Turn right onto Pleasant Grove Rd (next to Chemung Canal Bank). Go 1.2 miles and turn right onto Cradit Farm Road. The Appel Commons parking lot will be on your right, and the observatory is across the street.