The Merrimack College Mendel Observatory


Observatory Status:

Observatory Status for Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

The Observatory will be OPEN tonight after 7PM. Best views will start after 7:30PM due to the late sunset. It will be chilly, so please dress warmly.

We will have beautiful view of the King of Planets, Jupiter, and after 8:00 we will look at the red planet Mars.

Observatory Information: We open from dusk – 10PM every CLEAR Wednesday night year round, weather permitting. 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 new 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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