Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.

— Inscription on Columbus' caravels

planets

Public Telescope Nights

Event Date: 
Repeats every week until Thu Dec 14 2017 except Thu Nov 23 2017.
Thu, 09/07/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 09/14/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 09/21/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 10/26/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 11/09/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 11/16/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 12/07/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us on Thursday nights for free stargazing with our telescopes (weather permitting). All are welcome!

WHEN: 8 - 9 PM, Clear Thursdays through Dec. 14. Note: there will be no Telescope Night on Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving)

New Horizons Plans to Return to Normal Science Operations

July 5, 2015New Horizons Plans July 7 Return to Normal Science Operations

Telescope Nights

Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Dec 11 2014 except Thu Oct 02 2014, Thu Nov 27 2014.
Thu, 09/04/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 11/06/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 12/04/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

NJAG Telescope Night

Join us on Thursday nights for stargazing with our telescopes (weather permitting). All are welcome!

A Guide to Outer Space Surveillance!

Pedro sent us an iteresting link for

Saturn Sized

Saturn Sized

Jupiter

Jupiter at 1:00 am this morning. Now that the southern equatorial belt is missing, the red spot really stands out.

Imaged through 5" refractor @ f-14 rgb filters.

Jupiter

Lots more planets found outside solar system

WASHINGTON – Astronomers have found 32 new planets outside our solar system, adding evidence to the theory that the universe has many places where life could develop.
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Saturn - upcoming transits

Titan Transit

Saturn is getting bigger and higher.  The dark spot in Saturn is Titan NOT it's shadow.  Titan transits are very rare!  And I'm fortunate to be able to view this.  There are 3 more transits for the year.  The one on February 24 will be a rare quadruple transit!!

http://saturn.cstoneind.com/

Pluto is at it again - Taking Center stage!

Just found an news article... Pluto has a new identity....

An article from www.space.com

Guess everything out there beyond Neptune is now a plutoid!! LOL