Astronomical Viewing: Sola Fide Observatory
Public viewing nights:
On select Saturdays throughout the year, the observatory will be open for free public viewing.
*This event is weather dependent. If it is raining or cloudy it will be cancelled.*
19th: 8-10pm - Moon viewing
9th: 7-10:30 pm -Statewide Star Party -Moon viewing
7th: 9-11pm - Moon viewing
11th: 9-11pm - Moon viewing
9th: 9:30-11pm - Moon viewing
6th: 9:30-11pm - Moon viewing
3rd: 9-11pm - Moon viewing
1st: 8-10pm - Moon viewing
This is a free program and open to anyone. Masks are recommended for participants at the observatory.
Address: 53734 180 St, Austin, MN 55912
From I-90, take Highway 218 south for 2.5 miles. Turn right (west) onto County Road 28 and drive 1 mile until you reach a stop sign. Turn left (south) onto County Road 29 and drive 1.5 miles. Turn right (west) onto 180th Street and drive 1/4 mile. The Observatory driveway will be on your right. Click here for Google Maps directions.