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.


Post Eclipse Social

October 02, 2017

On October 2nd, ASUH will be holding its first social event of the year in the Science and Engineering Classrooms, SEC 102, from 7:00pm to 9:30pm. Please join us there to hear from NASA Solar System Ambassador and former North Houston Astronomy Club (NHAC) President, Dr. Aaron Clevenson, as he speaks about the new partnership between NHAC and ASUH. Also, ASUH will be providing Free southern cuisine courtesy of Potato Patch and we will discuss the upcoming Society activities for the month of October. To reserve your meal, please RSVP at asuh@nsm.uh.edu. If there is time, we will play Astronomy Powerball!


Thursday Night Viewing

September 21, 2017

Join us for our first Thursday night viewing of the semester! The event will take place on September 21st from 8pm tp 10pm in the Observatory.


Cassini Farewell Party

September 15, 2017

On September 15th we said a fond farewell to Cassini! There was a special Friday night viewing in the Observatory from 8pm to 10pm. We had several stations set up to broadcast the final transmissions and best of photographs taken over the 13 year long mission, along with a dedicated Saturn viewing.



Natural Science and Mathematics (NSM) Block Party

August 20, 2017

If you’re on campus Sunday, August 20th, come visit us at the Natural Science and Mathematics (NSM) Block Party! We will be under the rotunda between the Science and Research Building 1 (SR1) and the Science and Engineering Classrooms (SEC) from noon until 2 pm.