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The Detroit Observatory The Detroit Observatory
The Detroit Observatory
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Experience History and Astronomy at the Judy & Stanley Frankel Detroit Observatory!

Join us for an evening of telescope observing with our 167-year-old telescope, guided tours of the 1854 Detroit Observatory, hands-on experiences, one-of-a-kind exhibits, and more!

Visitors can register for:

Observatory tours that begin at 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, or 9:30pm. A 1 hour walk-through tour of the Detroit Observatory.
Telescope observing that begins at 9:30pm. Includes telescope observing with the historic Fitz refractor and the patio telescopes.
All registrants, including walk-ins, are welcome to patio telescope observing and all hands-on activities at the observatory!

Summer Telescope Observing Note

[June 7, 14]: All Observatory Tours include telescope observing

[June 21,28]: 9:00 & 9:30 Observatory tours include Fitz telescope observing

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