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 on the following dates and times in 2021 the charge is $1.00 for non-club members
Aug 7 - 9:00-10:30
Sept 4 - 8:30-10:00
Oct 9 - 7:30-9:00
Nov 6 - 7:00-8:30
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.
Due to the pandemic, 2021 Shaker Village stargazing dates have not been finalized. We will update this website with dates as soon we can
Lexington Clear Sky Chart
Raven Run Clear Sky Chart