“Four Centuries in a Weekend” history event!

Sperry Observatory will be open on October 16 & 17 from 12-5 pm, for the “Four Centuries in a Weekend” history event!

Come spend the weekend at Sperry Observatory during this annual Union County celebration of historic houses and sites. This is the first public event scheduled for Sperry this year, and we gladly welcome all visitors.

This is a free daytime event. Sperry will be open for tours, and Amateur Astronomers Inc. members will be available to answer your astronomy questions.

All visitors will be required to wear masks while inside the observatory, as per Union County College policy.

For more information about “Four Centuries in a Weekend”, please visit the official Union County webpage at: https://ucnj.org/parks-recreation/cultural-heritage-affairs/historic-sites-map/

Sperry Observatory is open to the public on Friday nights from 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm. A presentation on an astronomy related topic is given at 8:30 pm. The public is invited to do observing through our 2 large telescopes, a 10 inch refractor and a 24 inch reflector.