SPRING 2019 PUBLIC STARGAZING NIGHTS
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Children are invited too!
- WHEN: 8-9 PM, Clear Thursdays:
January 24 to May 2 (except Spring Break Mach 14)
- Also, 7:30 for small kids to see the first quarter Moon on February 14 and April 11.
- WHERE: In front of Richardson Hall and CELS on the Science Quad, just east of the Student Center.
Visitors can park in the Red Hawk Deck just off Normal Avenue on the south side of campus, or in the metered spots in Lot 19 behnd Blanton Hall. See this map:
From the Red Hawk Parking Deck walk northeast until you come to the CELS building.
- TO SEE:
- Constellations - Taurus, Orion and Gemini
- The Moon - featured on February 14 and April 11
- Planets - Mars and Uranus in January and February.
- Star clusters - Pleiades and Beehive star clusters in January to March.
- Galaxies - Andromeda galaxy in January and February
Our telescopes cannot see through clouds!
Public Telescope Night will be cancelled if the weather is cloudy, very cold (< 20 F), or very windy. It is considered clear if you can see the moon or ten stars clearly. A cancellation message can be found by calling 973-594-6524.
You can also get to this page by
www.montclair.edu, then search for "Stargazing."
North Jersey Astronomical Group http://www.njastro.org or http://pages.csam.montclair.edu/~west/njag.html
On Facebook www.facebook.com/NJAstroGroup