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Hilltopper Astronomy Club events

Monthly Telescope Viewings:

  • On the second Wednesday night of every month during the school year, there is a telescope viewing at the observatory on the roof of the TCCW building (attached to the Planetarium via the breezeway). It is open to the public and free of charge. It is usually proceeded by a Hilltopper Astronomy Club meeting (also open and free to anyone) which often includes a program at the Planetarium. Participants then proceed to the roof of TCCW for the viewing.  For more information and exact times in any given month, contact David Laney at clifton.laney@wku.edu, or join the Planetarium email list (click here) to be notified.



SKy Science Festival events

Monthly Science Cafe:

  • On the last Monday night of every month during the school year, Bowling Green's Science Café is an hour-long discussion about science with people who are eager to share their cutting edge research. There is no admission charge. Science Cafe events are held at the 6-4-3 Café in Bowling Green, KY at 5:30 pm.


Sponsored by the SKy Science Festival (SKySciFest.com. Check out the SKySciFestival Facebook page or go to http://SKySciFest.com to learn more about future topics and about the conversations from previous Science Café events.


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 Last Modified 11/7/18