Clear Sky Alert
Friday, November 24

Clear skies are forecast for Friday, November 24! Head up to Kopernik early at 7 p.m. for a family hour to experiment with electronic circuits. See the Moon through our telescopes and then enjoy a presentation entitled Black Holes on Black Friday.  Remember that weather forecasting is an inexact science and sky conditions can change rapidly. Check the Read More …

Radio Merit Badge
Overnight Workshop
December 9/10

Boy Scouts are invited to attend an overnight at KOSC and earn the Radio Merit Badge. They will learn how radios work, make a radio contact with a Ham Radio operator, and learn what careers are possible in the radio communication field. Scouts with Morse code proficiency will be eligible to fulfill requirements for the Read More …

Another way you can help Kopernik is by shopping at Amazon.com. Link your Amazon account with Kopernik through the Amazon Smile program, and 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to Kopernik at no cost to you! Simply go to smile.amazon.com log into your Amazon account, and select the Organization: Kopernik Society of Broome County. Once you've done that, Kopernik will receive a donation each time you shop at Amazon. It's fast, easy, and costs you NOTHING!  


Kopernk Observatory and Science Center is open mainly on Friday nights. However, you may schedule a free tour of our facilities on weekdays between 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Other times may also be available. Please call (607) 748-3685 to arrange for your tour ahead of time.


 Kopernik Observatory & Science Center - 698 Underwood Rd. Vestal, NY 13850 Phone: (607) 748-3685 Fax (607) 748-3222