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See the robotic telescopes at the Sleaford Observatory and Research Facility. (Photo: USask Observatory)

Astronomy Night: Sleaford Observatory Open House

Come see the wonders of the universe through the telescopes at the Sleaford Observatory


Date: Saturday, Oct. 1
Time: 7:30–11 pm
Location: Sleaford Observatory and Research Facility, 40 minutes east of Saskatoon

Free and open to the public

This event is weather-dependent. Visit for updates.

Directions: Drive ~30 minutes out Highway 5 to Meridian Road. Follow the signs to head four miles south, then another few miles east. Sleaford Observatory is pinned in Google Maps but DO NOT take the suggested routes!

About this event

After three years of cancellations due to bad weather and pandemic restrictions, the University of Saskatchewan Department of Physics and Engineering Physics is excited to once again host the Sleaford Observatory open house with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Come see the USask robotic telescopes! There are warm-up facilities, but viewing happens outside.

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