Located on a hilltop in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory (RAO) is dedicated to expanding our knowledge of the Universe and educating students, school groups and the public about the wonders of Astronomy. Our site provides easy access from Calgary and an unobstructed view of the entire night time sky. Visit us and learn amazing things about astronomy and space science!
Our next event is Open House Saturday October 1 Information
Open House FAQs
Nuclear Science Night Information
Allsky Camera: Current sky over RAO