Four young people stargazing

Public Events

The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is only open to the public during our special events.


The Universe is calling.....

          Answer it at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

Upcoming Space Nights at the RAO

February 10 - Dark Night, Star Light

March 9 - Radio Astronomy

April 27 - Astrophysics on the Cutting Edge

April 8 - partial solar eclipse event held on University of Calgary campus

Tickets go on sale on eventbrite one month in advance of the event date

See you under the stars in 2024!

How to visit the RAO Event Facts