During the Fall, each public night events begins with a talk on a different astronomical topic. Talks take place in the 3M Auditorium in Owens Science Hall (OWS 150) and are followed by observing (as weather permits) at the UST Observatory located on top of the Anderson Parking Facility. Talks and tours of the observatory take place rain or shine. Public night events are free and open to the public. All are welcome!
Regularly Scheduled Public Night Dates:
Wednesday September 17 - 8:00-10:00pm Talk: "The Life and Death of the Sun"
Wednesday October 1 - 8:00-10:00pm
Wednesday November 5 - 7:00-9:00pm
Wednesday December 3 - 7:00-9:00pm
Friday October 3, 2014 UST Family Weekend. Talk 8pm in OWS 150 followed by observing at the UST Observatory. Rain date Saturday October 4. Note: Tickets are required for this event. See https://www.stthomas.edu/familyweekend/ for more details.
St. Paul's "Clear Sky Clock" provides predictions for sky conditions up to 36 hours into the future.
NOAA's Animated Radar Map shows the locations and movement of cloud patterns across the middle US.
National Weather Service 7 day forecast for St. Paul, Minnesota