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All Observatory programs center on a specific theme. For daytime school programs , this theme is the Sun and the many different features visible on it. During evening school programs, this theme can be the life of a star, the different types of objects which make up our Milky Way Galaxy, or the different features on our moon.

As students see different views through the telescope, we discuss what they are seeing and how it relates to the evening's theme. The level of discussion depends on the level of the class.

Lake Afton Public Observatory:

  • Evening School Programs
  • Daytime School Programs