View inside the Sherzer Secondary Observatory.
An EMU student-based organization but welcoming to the public every week on select evenings at 7:30 p.m. during the fall and winter academic semesters, and on Monday evenings (see below) at 8:30 p.m. during Summer terms in Room 402 Sherzer, the Astronomy Lab.
Come see the wonders of the universe through Eastern Michigan University's 10-inch apochromatic refractor telescope and via computerized telescopes on our scenic observation deck. On clear meeting nights, the observatory will be opened to stargaze. On cloudy nights, presentations or planetarium shows may be held indoors. Dress for Michigan weather just in case the sky happens to be clear!
Fall 2020 Astronomy Club Schedule:
*Astronomy Club activities are on hold until the start of the Fall semester 2020.*
The club is planning to meet during the Fall 2020 semester on Tuesday evenings in 402 Sherzer starting mid-September, 2020. Meetings will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Sherzer 402 and are open to the public, agenda TBA. The observatory is also scheduled to be open on clear Tuesday nights, IF clear, to coincide with these meetings. Any interested student is encourage to attend! Call 734.487.3033 to verify if we're open for observing. If someone answer, odds are we are in business. Meetings and public open house hours at the observatory are free! Sherzer Observatory and the planetarium sphere are two of the coolest, most unique venues on campus!