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Time Left to Donate! We truly are grateful for the support of our Kopernik members and community partners. We rely on tuition, grants, and donations to cover operating, as well as capital expenses. Our facility continues to show its age and several additional large expenses loom – our roof, the telescope domes, and septic system Read More …

Star of Bethlehem Movie
Fridays, December 9 & 16
7PM

Kopernik has been granted special permission to show the thought-provoking movie Star of Bethlehem. An unusual star is claimed to have appeared in the sky at the time of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. This movie is an investigation into the story found in the Biblical Gospel of Matthew about this ‘Star of Bethlehem.’ Read More …

AstroBash Fundraiser
New Year’s Eve

Help Kopernik Observatory & Science Center celebrate the arrival of 2017 with a festive start. Join us for a night of fun activities, raffles, silent auction at the Polish Community Center in Binghamton. Check back soon for details.

Winter Public Schedule

Kopernik Observatory will be open on selected dates during the winter. Our first program of the winter season will be Nanomaterials for Solar Fuel Production by Jennifer Amey, PhD, Binghamton University on Friday, December 2. Other events include a New Year’s Eve event called AstroBash and our famous Winter Star Party! Click below for a printable Read More …

Pegasus Classes
Grades 1-12
Register online now!

Pegasus classes are offered on weekends, school holidays, and occasional evenings throughout the school year. The program is named for the mythological winged-horse Pegasus, symbolizing the beauty, strength, and freedom of each individual to dream big and reach for the stars. The Pegasus programs for students in grades 1-12 encourage students to work and think like Read More …