Statewide Astronomy Night

May 6 7 – 10 p.m.

Free admission

Reach for the stars at the Belle Isle Nature Center!

Visit the Belle Isle Nature Center to celebrate Statewide Astronomy Night in Detroit. Nature Center staff will lead educational activities about nighttime animal adaptations and programs that advocate for safe passage for nocturnal wildlife. Staff with Wayne State University’s Planetarium will set up multiple telescopes on the nature trail, and the Michigan Science Center’s portable planetarium will pop-up inside the Nature Center!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to spend the night amongst the stars while engaging with the wildlife that calls metro Detroit home.

This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.  

What can you expect at Statewide Astronomy Night?

  • Educational chats
  • A portable planetarium
  • Star gazing through Wayne State University telescopes
  • Access to the Belle Isle Nature Center
  • And much more!

In the event of inclement weather, Statewide Astronomy Night will be rescheduled to 7 – 10 p.m. Saturday, May 6. Check our Facebook for the latest news and updates.