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In collaboration with the Nebraska Science Festival, we are pleased to host the Nebraska Science Festival Star Party!  This free event is for all lovers of space science and astronomy.
On Saturday, April 27th, Branched Oak Observatory will open its doors and train its telescopes to the skies between the hours of 9PM and Midnight. Explore the wonders of the night sky through a variety of telescopes. See the Beehive Open Cluster, the Hercules Globular Cluster, the Cigar Galaxy, the Crab Nebula and so much more!

Note: Night sky observing is dependent on local weather conditions.

  • This is a FREE event, but donations are very much appreciated ($5 per visitor is suggested)
  • No Registration
  • Open to Everyone
  • Arrive Anytime Between the Times Given
  • Stay for the Entire Event or As Long As You Want
  • No Park Permit Required


Confirmed BOO Volunteers

Michael Sibbernsen, David Dickinson.

Additional BOO Volunteers are encouraged to join if available.

Volunteers: please check back here (as well as your messages) for event confirmation, cancelation, or postponement announcements.

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