Astronomy Club interested in all aspects of the night sky

"Professor Goddard does not know the relation between action and reaction and the need to have something better than a vacuum against which to react. He seems to lack the basic knowledge ladled out daily in high schools."
--1921 New York Times editorial about Robert Goddard's revolutionary rocket work.

"Correction: It is now definitely established that a rocket can function in a vacuum. The 'Times' regrets the error."
NY Times, July 1969.

— New York Times

North Jersey Astronomical Group


Welcome to the North Jersey Astronomical Group's web page. The NJAG is an astronomy club of more than fifty stargazers interested in all aspects of the night sky.

Since 1981, the NJAG has sponsored many activities for the public in Northern New Jersey, including weekly Telescope Nights and a monthly lecture series in the spring and fall plus special events. Tens of thousands of people have discovered the wonders of the Universe through our telescopes!

For information on joining our club - please click on "Join NJAG" on the menu above.


The NJAG is a member of the
United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey

 ...and the International Dark Sky Association (IDA).







Our public Telescope Nights are held on Thursday nights 8 to 9 p.m. through May 2 (except Spring Break March 14.). Weather permitting telescopes are set up in front of the Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) building at Montclair State University. Please click on "Events" at the top of the page for more info. If Telescope Night is cancelled a message will be left at (973) 594-6524 after 6 p.m. on Thursdays.



Monthly meetings of the NJAG are held on the second Wednesday of the month (except August) at 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. Meetings are held in the Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) building at Montclair State University.


For more information about upcoming Telescope Nights, stargazing, programs, meetings and other events, visit our Events Calendar or Facebook page. Also see Telescope Nights at MSU.


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