Observatory Public Sessions

Public observing sessions are held on the first and third Saturday of every month, year-round.


2015 Winter/Spring Schedule:

Jan3 Moon Phase

Saturday, January  3, 2015, 8-10pm

Jan17 Moon Phase

Saturday, January 17, 2015, 8-10pm

Feb7 Moon Phase Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8-10pm
Feb21 Moon PhaseSaturday, February 21, 2015, 8-10pm
Mar7 Moon Phase Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8-10pm
Mar21 Moon PhaseSaturday, March 21, 2015, 8-10pm
Apr4 Moon PhaseSaturday, April 4, 2015, 9-11pm
Apr18 Moon PhaseSaturday, April 18, 2015, 9-11pm
May2 Moon PhaseSaturday, May 2, 2015, 9-11pm
May16 Moon PhaseSaturday, May 16, 2014, 9-11pm

All sessions will be at the UNH Observatory and will extend from either 8-10 pm (September through March) or 9-11 pm (April through August)

These observing sessions are FREE and open to the public (which includes UNH students). However, be advised that we are unable to control the weather at the moment. So if you hear thunder or see snow falling in Durham, there's a good chance there's not going to be a session that night. 

These events are great for children, especially first graders and older. Special arrangements can be made for groups to have private viewing sessions at no charge. If you have an interested group of 8 or more, please contact us at unh.observer@unh.edu!

Click here for directions to the Observatory and be sure to check out our FAQs page.