Clear Sky Alert    Friday, May 29 – Clear Skies 7:30 p.m. Doors Open 8:00 p.m.  Beginning Telescopes    

RocketFest is filling up fast!

  RocketFest 2015 Saturday, June 13 Are you looking for a fun and exciting family activity? Come to Kopernik’s 7th annual RocketFest! There will be three rocket building/launching workshop times and a variety of rocket models from which to choose. Session A has only a few spots left – so register now! If you have Read More …

Learn about our summer camps for grades 1-12

Link Summer STEM Exploration Camps 2015 For the 23rd summer, the Kopernik Observatory & Science Center in Vestal, NY is offering week-long camps for students in grades 1-12. Sponsored by the Link Foundation, in memory of inventor/explorer Edwin A. Link, the Link Summer STEM Exploration camps offer hands-on, high-tech adventures in science, technology, engineering, and Read More …

See a rare celestial event!

Join us for a planetary close encounter as Venus and Jupiter pass near each other in the sky. This spectacular conjunction will be visible in the western sky just after sunset. Starting on Monday, June 29 these pair will make for an excellent show in binoculars and small telescopes. By July 1, the pair will Read More …