Venus Transits the Sun 2008
You do not want to miss this exteremly rare astronomical event. See Venus move across the side of the sun. Although, this happened in 2004, it will not happen again until 2117! If clear, we will have a multitude of telescopes with solar filters to safely observe this event.
Warning: Never look directly at the sun with a telescope!
5:00 PM: Telescope Tours & Solar Observing (if clear)
5:30 PM: Transit Preview
6:00 PM: Transit Begins - view inside or outside
If cloudy: view the Transit via webcast
8:00 PM: Viewing from our longitude becomes difficult
as the sun sets
8:15 PM: Transit viewing switches to webcast only
KOSC will be open regardless of weather conditions
Viewing the Transit of Venus
To observe the transit of Venus directly you must protect your eyes at all times with proper solar filters. Come to KOSC to safely and properly observe this rare astronomical event.
The Importance of Transits
Venus Transit June 5, 2012
Summer Friday Public Programs
KOSC has an ambitious schedule this summer. Our Friday Night Public Programs have a variety of topics extending beyond our usual astronomical presentations.
We are going
See presentations on topics such as: Saturn, Physics of Music, Geology, Climate Change, and more! Click link below for our official schedule.