Astronomy and The Night Sky in Oakland County

With International Dark Sky Week, Earth Day and International Astronomy Day upon us, you may be looking to the stars for something to do. Oakland County, and its surrounding areas, house a number of observatories, planetariums, astronomy clubs and events where you can appreciate the earth and its universe year round. Use our Interactive Astronomy and Night Sky Map or the full list of locations below to find the perfect place to wish upon a shooting star in and around Oakland County.

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Observatories

Auburn HillsMcMath-Hulbert Astronomical Society 

Bloomfield Hills – Cranbrook Institute of Science

Leonard – Addison Oaks County Park Observing Site

RayStargate: Warren Astronomical Society

RochesterRochester College

Planetariums

Bloomfield HillsAcheson: Cranbrook Institute of Science

RochesterDinosaur Hill Nature Preserve 

SouthfieldFriends of Vollbrecht

Astronomy Clubs

Auburn HillsMcMath-Hulbert Astronomical Society 

BrightonFord Amateur Astronomy Club

DrydenSeven Ponds Astronomy Club 

NorthvilleFord Amateur Astronomy Club 

RochesterOakland Astronomy Club 

Events

Cranbrook Institute of Science: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays – Michigan Sky Tonight


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