Dyer Observatory

  • visitors at Dyer Observatory wearing eclipse viewing lasses

    Dyer Observatory gears up for Apr. 8 solar eclipse: what you need to know

    Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory staff will be on campus Thursday, Apr. 4 (weather permitting) to provide free solar eclipse glasses and eclipse information to students, faculty and staff. The observatory will also host a public open house on Friday, Apr. 5. where visitors can explore exhibits, observe Venus and the Sun with Dyer’s telescopes, grab a pair of eclipse glasses, get answers to astronomy questions, and more. Read More

    Apr. 1, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University Dyer Observatory logo

    Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory launches 2024 season with a new look

    Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory welcomes astronomy enthusiasts to its 2024 season, marked this year by the unveiling of a new logo. Nestled in the scenic hills of Brentwood just a short drive from campus, the observatory invites the community to attend a series of exciting events including open house tours, telescope nights, Meet the Astronomer evenings, and concerts under the stars. Offering field trips and space science summer camps tailored for young students, Dyer aims to inspire curiosity about the cosmos. Read More

    Mar. 21, 2024