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Public Telescope Nights

December 12, 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