UNL Department of Physics and Astronomy-Observatories

Behlen Observatory Spring 2017 - Public Nights - 2/3/2017 and 3/31/2017

Behlen Observatory will be open to the public from 7:00pm until 10:00 pm on Friday, February 3rd. If the weather is clear, attendees will be able to see a number of beautiful celestial objects including the Moon, Venus, Mars, Uranus, and the Orion Nebula. The UNL Society of Physics Students will perform fun and interactive physics demonstrations. UNL astronomer Michael Sibbernsen will give a talk entitled "Venus, the planet of love ... or is it?!"

Behlen Observatory-30 inch telescope

Observing Calendar