Bluegrass Amateur Astronomy Club (Lexington, KY)
Winter meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. on one Friday each month and take place in Room 179 of the Chemistry-Physics Building on UK's main campus unless otherwise noted.
The Bluegrass Amateur Astronomy Club will hold public stargazing programs at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary once a month during March-November 2018. Programs will take place on the following Saturdays:
2018 Raven Run Dates:
Meetings begin around sunset and last two to three hours. There is no rain date. The main gate at Raven Run is open for parking and park personnel there will direct you to the observing field.
Persons with telescopes can drive up a dirt road by the barn (turn off just before the main gate) and park at the edge of the observing field.
If the weather is partly cloudy, call the park around 6:30 p.m. (859-272-6105) to see whether it's a go. If you would like to check on weather and seeing conditions, you can also check the Raven Run Clear Sky Clock.
The last public stargazing event for 2018 at Raven Run will take place on November 3rd.
The following are our observing dates for Shaker Village (2018)
Lexington Clear Sky Chart
Raven Run Clear Sky Chart