181 White Street, Danbury, CT Phone: 203- 837-8672.
Free Public Night at the WCSU Planetarium and Observatory. Planetarium show: 5 to 6 p.m. Using the 20-inch telescope (if skies are clear) for sky viewing: 6 to 8 p.m. Objects that may be observed include the waxing gibbous Moon, Neptune, Uranus, the Perseus double cluster and the Pleiades. The WCSU Planetarium and Observatory are open twice per month (Saturdays) during the WCSU fall semester. The facility is located on the WCSU Westside Campus, atop the hill between the Campus Center and the Pinney Hall dormitory; the entrance road faces the front of Pinney Hall. Parking is available but very limited around the facility; more may be found on University Boulevard. Public Nights may be canceled due to severe weather and/or dangerous road conditions. For updates, call 203- 837-8672 on the day of an event. Sky viewing cannot be held in cloudy or precipitating weather, but planetarium shows are usually held. Planetarium shows are appropriate for adults and older children, but generally not for infants or toddlers.