Keystone College Observatory Announces Spring 2024 Schedule

The Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory at Keystone College will begin its spring schedule beginning on Wednesday, March 20 and will continue each Wednesday and Friday evening from 7:30-9:30 p.m. through Friday, May 24. The sessions are provided free of charge as a community service. Advanced registration or reservations are not required.

Groups such as scouts, school groups, or other civic groups, may reserve a group night, which are held on Mondays, and are also free. All sessions will be held outdoors, or in unheated observatory buildings. Inclement weather will force a cancelation of the evening’s session.

The Observatory will also be open on Monday, April 8 from 1:30 – 5 p.m. for the 95 percent partial solar eclipse, which begins at 2:08 p.m. and lasts until 4:35 p.m.  There will also be a brief program prior to the event about how to safely view the sun.

For more information, contact Jo-Ann Kamichitis (570) 945-8402, or visit The Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory is located at the intersection of Route 107 approximately two miles west of Interstate 81, exit 202, and approximately two miles east of Fleetville.