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McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

May 15 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Free

Free open viewing is held every Wednesday evening, weather permitting.

Check dates below, times change according to season.
Please note: The buildings are closed at 10:30 PM.

WINTER SCHEDULE:

  • March 6, 13, 20, 27
  • April 3, 10, 17, 24
  • May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

All ages are welcome and children must be accompanied by an adult. Twenty-five people may occupy the Observatory at any one time. Entry is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Check-in at the Science Center adjacent to the Observatory.

Note: To access the observatory telescope, a visitor must be able to climb 25 steps in spiral formation. The stairs have railings on either side, approximately 2 feet apart.

Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.njsea.com/njmc/nature/observatory.html

Venue

McDowell Observatory
3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
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Website:
http://www.njsea.com/njmc/nature/observatory.html

Organizer

NJSEA
Phone:
201.460.1700
Website:
http://www.njsea.com/home

Other

Registration Required
No
Indoor/Outdoor
Outdoor

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