"The large-scale homogeneity of the universe makes it very difficult to believe that the structure of the universe is determined by anything so peripheral as some complicated molecular structure on a minor planet orbiting a very average star in the outer suburbs of a fairly typical galaxy."

— Steven Hawking


Mercury Transit Watch

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/09/2016 - 7:00am - 2:30pm

Mercury TransitNJAG and the staff of the Newark Museum's Dreyfuss Planetarium will have solar telescopes set up at Eagle Rock Reservation on Monday, May 9 for the rare transit of Mercury.


Telescope Nights

Event Date: 
Repeats every 4 weeks until Mon Nov 30 2015 .
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 7:30pm
Thu, 10/22/2015 - 7:30pm
Thu, 11/19/2015 - 7:30pm

Join us on Thursday nights for stargazing with our telescopes (weather permitting). All are welcome! Click "Read More" below for details!

Star Party and Perseids Meteor Shower!

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/08/2015 - 9:30pm

Join us at Wallisch Homestead, a nice dark sky site, to observe Saturn, double stars, star clusters, constellations, and more with NJAG member telescopes.

We will also be searching for meteors from the Perseid Meteor Shower! To view the Perseids, you may want to bring a blanket or reclining chair to comfortably get a good view of the sky. Click "more" below for additional info.

Star Party at Verona Public Library

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/23/2015 - 9:00pm

Verona Library


Stargazing at Wallisch Homestead

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm


Event Date: 
Thu, 03/05/2015 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Telescope Night for tonight March 5 has been cancelled due to the poor weather conditions. Note there will be no Telescope Night next week due to Spring Break at MSU. Telescope Nights will resume March 19.

Telescope Night Cancelled

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Public Telescope Night for tonight Dec. 11 th has been cancelled due to extensive cloud cover. Telescope nights are over for the fall, but will start up again on January 22 at Montclair State University. We'll see you then!

Telescope Night Cancelled

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm


Banyan School Star Party - CANCELLED

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/03/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

This event has been cancelled.

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!