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First Friday Stargazing


One UTSA Circle
San Antonio , TX, 78249
United States


(210) 458-6316
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varies, see schedule


All Ages
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First Friday Stargazing is designed to give anyone free access to the night sky by using university telescopes and teaching equipment.

Weather permitting, experienced astronomers will provide a handful of telescopes of varying designs, give training on how each operates, and point to various astronomical objects that may appear in the sky for that given time of the year. If you have a telescope and do not know how to operate it, feel free to bring it and get instruction on its use.

The Curtis Vaughan Jr. Observatory is located on the 4th floor of the Flawn Science building on the UTSA Main Campus. After exiting the elevator, look for the doors to the outside star party observation deck adjacent to the observatory. The public is encouraged to park in the Ximenes Ave Garage which is close to the Flawn Science Building.

Due to varying times of sunset throughout the year, the start times for this event will vary. See below for upcoming event dates and times.