Observatories | Department of Physics – Astronomy Education Program


The next Star Party is Scheduled for 2/4/2023 at 6:30pm! We will make announcements regarding weather here and on our Facebook page. We hope to see you there!

We are also accepting private reservations for Star Parties.

Star parties occur on the first and third saturday of every month.

Rafes Urban Astronomy Center

The Rafes Urban Astronomy Center opened its gates on October 3, 2007 and now houses observatory facilities for public outreach and the UNT Astronomy program's observatory labs.

Monroe Remote Observatory

The Monroe Remote Observatory is a remote facility which serves as the primary research center for Astronomy Faculty and Graduate students.