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Public Telescope Nights

Due to the rapidly-evolving COVID-19 response, many events have been canceled but have not been updated on the calendar. Please contact the event organizer to verify that the event is still taking place before you attend.

November 14, 2019, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location Center for Environmental and Life Sciences - Outside in the Science Quad
Posted InCollege of Science and Mathematics
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See the night sky and learn about what you're really looking at from professionals with professional equipment.

What you'll see:

Constellations, the Moon, Planets, Star Clusters, Double Stars, Nebulae, Galaxies, and more.

Special Sightings:

  • The Moon - September 5 and 12, October 3 and 10, November 7, December 5
  • Jupiter and its moons - September
  • Saturn and its moons - September - October
  • Uranus - December
  • Neptune - October - December
  • The Summer Triangle, Ring Nebula, and Dumbbell Nebula
  • M13/15/92 globular clusters
  • Andromeda galaxy, and Perseus double cluster - October - December

Our telescopes cannot see through clouds! Public Telescope Nights will be cancelled if the weather is cloudy, cold (<20 F), or very windy. It's considered "clear" if you can see the moon or at least 10 stars clearly.


Contact Dr. Marc Favata, Physics & Astronomy,

North Jersey Astronomical Group (NJAG) | NJAG Facebook