Kentucky SkyTalk

August 8, 2019 - Jacobs Science Building - Room 121 - 8:00 PM

Dr. Ron Wilhelm - Gathering Data at MacAdam Observatory

The MacAdam Student Observatory staff are pleased to welcome the public to our facility. We present a program of public outreach on the second Thursday of every month.  A 40-minute presentation on astronomy will be held  in  the Chemistry-Physics Building, before moving across the street to the observatory, weather permitting. Note that the temperature at the telescope is the same as it is outside. The Observatory is located on Parking Structure #2 on the University of Kentucky campus on this map.)

Parking Note: Guests for the monthly SkyTalk that bring vehicles should plan on leaving them in Parking Structure #2, next to the observatory. Visitors that park elsewhere are subject to citation. 7/10/2019: Hilltop Ave & Woodland Ave are closed south of the library. Use University Drive to Hilltop Ave to access parking structure #2 and the observatory. Repairs to the parking structure: 


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