NJAA

New Jersey Astronomical Association
The Paul Robinson Observatory
P.O. Box 214
High Bridge, New Jersey 08829-0214

Welcome to the New Jersey Astronomical Association
Helping the public "Reach For The Stars" !

 

2014 Public* Speaker Presentations At NJAA

 

 

August 23, 2014

“Lunar Geology: A History of the Moon and Why We Need to Go Back”

September 27, 2014

“Roving on Mars: The Journey of Curiosity”

October 25, 2014

“Effects of the Sun on Global Climate Change”

*Public Hours at NJAA

From Memorial Day to October 31, we are open:

Every Saturday evening from 8:30 PM to 10:30PM

Every Sunday afternoon from 2:00PM to 5:00PM

Each public session begins with a welcome by our "Qualified Observers” and a brief historical review of NJAA. This will be followed by an quick overview of the facility.

On the 4th Saturday from March thru October, there is a guest speaker presentation that begins at 8:30PM and will last approximately one hour. After a brief question and answer period, our "QO's" will be giving tours of the facility.


Should you have questions regarding Astronomy or the purchase & use of amateur telescope equipment, any of the "QO's" on duty, will be most helpful and provide you with the guidance you need.

For evening sessions and depending on the weather conditions, several of our telescopes, including the 26 inch which is the largest public telescope in New Jersey, will be open for observing the night sky.

Daytime sessions will include Solar Viewing through our specially filtered telescopes (weather permitting).

There is no fee and individual reservations are not required to attend our Public Sessions.

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