|The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is a principal teaching and research facility of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Calgary. It houses:
The Rothney Astronomical Observatory's award-winning Interpretive Centre also offers exhibits and interactive displays on astronomy, space science and optics for:
Open Houses and Public Star-gazing
The Rothney opens its doors to the general public for observatory tours, talks by research staff on astronomy and the Universe, and evening star-watching on its observation deck during its popular Open Houses. The Open House events, which are essentially fantastic "star party's" take place on selected Saturday evenings from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm through the year. For more event details see Rothney Astrophysical Observatory website
For location, current activites, and Open House schedules, see the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory Website.