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Calling all night owls! Come explore the Summer Skies LATE into the evening and see a bevy of celestial wonders like the Wild Duck Cluster, The Ring Nebula, The Hercules Star Cluster, The Lagoon Nebula, The Cigar Galaxy, Albireo- The Blue and Gold Star, The “Double-Double Star”, and MORE. There is SO MUCH to see during this LATE NIGHT survey of the night sky.

Besides a “love of astronomy,” feel free to bring lawn chairs, blankets, pillows, snacks, and anything else you might need to enjoy your visit.

No Cost / 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
No Telescope Needed (You are, however, welcome to bring your own equipment)
Our Location: Branched Oak Observatory is located near, but not inside, the Branched Oak Lake and Recreation Area.  See here for a Google Map location of Branched Oak Observatory-  https://tinyurl.com/BOO-Location-Map

Confirmed BOO Volunteers For the Evening:


*NOTE: Michael will NOT be available for this event.

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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