It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.

— Plato

directions

Riker Hill Art Park

Riker Hill Park is occasionally used for special stargazing events in cooperation with Essex County Parks Dept.* 

Jenny Jump

The UACNJ Observatory is located in Jenny Jump State Forest, near Hope, NJ. The observatory is open to the public on Saturday nights from April through October from 8:00-10:30 p.m. If you use the address 333 State Park Road, Great Meadows, NJ that should get you close to the driveway leading to the observatory.

 

Montclair State University

Getting to Campus: