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October 2019

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

October 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The Observatory is operated by astronomers from Bergen Community College. The telescope has several special filters designed to help minimize the effects of the area’s light…

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December 2019

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

December 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The Observatory is operated by astronomers from Bergen Community College. The telescope has several special filters designed to help minimize the effects of the area’s light…

Find out more »

November 2019

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

November 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The Observatory is operated by astronomers from Bergen Community College. The telescope has several special filters designed to help minimize the effects of the area’s light…

Find out more »

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

November 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The Observatory is operated by astronomers from Bergen Community College. The telescope has several special filters designed to help minimize the effects of the area’s light…

Find out more »

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

November 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The Observatory is operated by astronomers from Bergen Community College. The telescope has several special filters designed to help minimize the effects of the area’s light…

Find out more »

October 2019

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

October 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The Observatory is operated by astronomers from Bergen Community College. The telescope has several special filters designed to help minimize the effects of the area’s light…

Find out more »

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

October 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The Observatory is operated by astronomers from Bergen Community College. The telescope has several special filters designed to help minimize the effects of the area’s light…

Find out more »

November 2019

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

November 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The Observatory is operated by astronomers from Bergen Community College. The telescope has several special filters designed to help minimize the effects of the area’s light…

Find out more »

October 2019

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

October 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The Observatory is operated by astronomers from Bergen Community College. The telescope has several special filters designed to help minimize the effects of the area’s light…

Find out more »

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

October 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
Free

THE WILLIAM D. MCDOWELL OBSERVATORY IS NOW OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 P.M. TO 10 P.M. (Click here to view the full fall 2019 schedule) The state-of-the-art Observatory features a research-grade, Classical-Cassegrain telescope housed within a six-meter retractable dome with a 20-inch mirror and is capable of viewing objects millions of light years away. The Observatory is operated by astronomers from Bergen Community College. The telescope has several special filters designed to help minimize the effects of the area’s light…

Find out more »

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