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January 2019

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

January 23 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
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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: December 5, 12, 19, 26 January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27 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…

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McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

January 30 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
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: December 5, 12, 19, 26 January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27 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…

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February 2019

McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

February 6 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
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: December 5, 12, 19, 26 January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27 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…

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McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

February 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
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: December 5, 12, 19, 26 January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27 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…

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McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

February 20 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
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: December 5, 12, 19, 26 January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27 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…

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McDowell Observatory Free Public Viewing

February 27 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 27, 2019

McDowell Observatory, 3 Dekorte Park Dr
Lyndhurst, NJ United States
+ Google Map
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: December 5, 12, 19, 26 January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27 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…

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