Join our space experts to enjoy an evening of space exploration through MOSI’s telescopes. SkyWatch stargazing events are located in the parking lot by the new MOSI entrance


All Ages  |  6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m | No ticket or purchase required

December 2nd, 2017 

Join us for the first SkyWatch since the reopening!  Perfect winter sky conditions will allow viewing of the conjunction between Saturn and Mercury to the West.

The Moon should be approximately 98% full, but on the opposite side of the sky.  The Summer Triangle, Pleiades, and Hyades star clusters should be visible around 7:00pm.

January 13th, 2018

The winter sky bears the usual suspects:  Orion Nebula, Sirius, Pleiades, Hyades, and a few others

February 24th, 2018

Venus and Mercury will be setting to the West.  The Beehive cluster in Cancer begins to appear to the East.

March 3rd, 2018

Venus and Mercury perform a minor conjunction as Mercury retrogrades.

April 21st, 2018

The Moon will appear just under half-full and will almost be center sky.