The Mount Cuba Astronomical Observatory is located just a few miles North of the City limits of Wilmington close to the Hoopes Reservoir.
It is the only observatory in Delaware that is open to the general public usually on selected Monday nights. They only allow adults and children in the 5th grade or above and you must make reservations to attend the program. 302-654-6407
Here is the schedule for the rest of 2009
Nov 9 Scott Jackson "Preparation for the Winter Solstice (Planetarium Program)"
Nov 23 Sheila Vincent "Tales of the Night Sky"
Dec 7 Scott Jackson "Christmas Wonders (Planetarium Program)"
Please visit their website for further info: http://mountcuba.org/
Larry Hultberg Delaware Realtor 302-530-9186