News & Events

Recurring Events

We have night time viewings approximately twice a month on Thursdays from 6 - 10pm (weather permitting), solar viewings on Friday’s from 11am-4pm (weather permitting), occasional trips to other observatories in the Houston area and weekly telescope/viewing setup training sessions. Starting Spring 2017, we will have guest speakers who work in Astronomy related fields present their work/research and we will offer other training sessions related to Astronomy.


Montgomery Dark Site Star Party

November 18, 2017

The astronomy society will be meeting at the Montgomery Dark Site on Saturday, November 18th at 5pm to observe the clearer skies away from Houston. Come enjoy a truly awesome night with us as we observe stars into the late night.


ASUH Tailgating Party

November 04, 2017

On Saturday, November 4th we will be tailgating at UH’s homecoming game. Come join us and show off your UH pride as we play against East Carolina. Tailgating will begin at 8:30am!


Halloween Pop-up Event

October 31, 2017

We have having a special pop-up event for Halloween this year! On October 31st we will be on the lawn in front of the MD Anderson Library at 7pm to 8:30pm (depending on weather and foot traffic). Stop by and visit; we’ll be wearing costumes and handing out candy!


Astronomy Training

October 27, 2017

On October 27th we will be offering Level 1, benchmark Level 1/Level 2 Part A, and Level 2 Part B Workshops. For more information, contact us at asuh@nsm.uh.edu.


Public Lecture on Gravitational Waves

October 23, 2017

Monday October 23rd speaker Dr. David Reitze will be traveling to UH to speak about the collision and fusion of two black holes and how gravitational astronomy will change the way we understand the universe. The talk begins at 7pm in the Science and Engineering Classrooms (SEC), Room 100, and there is a reception at 6:15pm.



October Night Observation

October 20, 2017

On October 20th we will be holding our second night observation of the month at the UH Observatory. Observation will begin around 8:00pm and continue until 10pm. As always, stay tuned to our social media channels for updates and weather news. We will also be conducting Level 3 Part A/Level 2 Benchmark, Level 3 Part B and Level 4 Part A Workshops. For more information, contact us at asuh@nsm.uh.edu.


Benchmark Training

October 20, 2017

On October 20th, we will be offering Level 1, Benchmark Level 1/Level 2 Part A, and Level 2 Part B. For more information, contact us at asuh@nsm.uh.edu.


Level 1 Benchmark

October 06, 2017

On October 6th, we will be offering Level 1, Benchmark Level 1/Level 2 Part A, and Level 2 Part B. For more information, contact us at asuh@nsm.uh.edu.


Pop-up Observation Night

October 05, 2017

On October 5th we will have our first pop-up observation night. We will be set up at the fountain in front of Farrish Hall from 8pm to 10pm. Please stay tuned to our social media channels for further updates. We will also be conducting Level 3 Part A/Level 2 Benchmark, Level 3 Part B and Level 4 Part A Workshops. For more information, contact us at asuh@nsm.uh.edu.