Upcoming Presentations and Events of Interest

On Friday, February 9, Sperry Observatory will be open from 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm. The 2 large telescopes will be open for observing, weather permitting. And join us at 8:30 pm for a presentation by one of our members.

Our next monthly membership meeting is on Friday, February 16, at 8:00 pm in the Roy Smith Theatre located on the main campus of Union College in Cranford. The meeting is open to the public and registration is not required. The speaker is science and space writer Jonathan Ward from the Royal Astronomical Society. Mr. Ward co-wrote the book, “Eileen Collins: First Female Space Shuttle Commander” with Commander Collins.

And SAVE THE DATE, SATURDAY MAY 4TH, for ASTRONOMY DAY! Our theme is “The Science of Star Wars”. Details of the event will be forthcoming.

Sperry Observatory is open for observing from 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm every Friday night with the exception of the 1st Friday of each month from September to May. A presentation on an astronomy related topic is given at 8:30 pm. This is free and open to the public.