The Merrimack College Mendel Observatory


Observatory Status:

Observatory Status for Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

The Observatory will be OPEN this Wednesday from 7:30-10PM. Note late start of 7:30 due to our increasingly longer days.

We will have beautiful views of Jupiter and its moons, globular cluster M31, the ET cluster and several double stars.

Normally we are  open from dusk – 10PM every CLEAR Wednesday night year round, weather permitting. Dress warmly since the observatory is open to the cool night air. The observatory is free and open to the general public.

Contact: Ralph Pass

Visit: Directions
Conveniently located on Rt. 114 off of 495 in North Andover, you can’t miss the building with the observatory on the roof! Park at the south end of the building and proceed to the fourth floor where the observatory is located. Public Observing is held every clear Wednesday night  This event is free and open to all ages. Special events for the membership and the general public are announced in the Celestial Observer.


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