Lookout Observatory is dedicated to helping community members of all ages and interest levels understand and enjoy astronomy. UNC Asheville and the Astronomy Club of Asheville regularly offer free events at the observatory that are open to the public, as well as scheduled visits for schools and other organized groups.
The observatory offers opportunities to:
- Greater Asheville community members and school children who attend public outreach events offering science education and astronomical observation;
- Advanced UNC Asheville students performing guided research alongside Department of Physics faculty;
- Members of the Astronomy Club of Asheville, a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization, exploring the night sky and sharing their dedication to helping community members of all ages and interest levels understand and enjoy astronomy;
- UNC Asheville introductory Astronomy students who experience course concepts first-hand utilizing the observatory’s laboratory capabilities.
Come join us at our next event or contact us with interest for a group visit.