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Astronomy at Grace Farms | The Moon at Aphelion

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn about the moon’s monthly orbit and its aphelion – the furthest point from the sun – during an evening discussion and stargazing at Grace Farms.


Astronomy at Grace Farms encourages visitors to discover the beauty of the stars against dark skies. With 80 acres of open space located at the one of the highest elevations in New Canaan, our Astronomy programs offer incredible viewing opportunities complemented by the celestial expertise of Astronomer Tim Haag and Nature Initiative Director Mark Fowler.

Please bring your binoculars. Visibility is dependent on the weather.


Join us for more Astronomy programs:

Thursday, February 27 | Solar, Lunar, and Leap Years

Tuesday, March 24 | Mercury and Venus

Thursday, April 23 | Lyrids Meteor Shower

Tuesday, June 23 | Summer Solstice and the Constellations

Wednesday, August 12 | Perseid Meteor Shower

Wednesday, November 4 | Taurids Meteor Shower

Tuesday, December 15 | New Moon and the Geminids


Thursday, January 9, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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365 Lukes Wood Road New Canaan, CT 06840 + Google Map

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