Reservations are highly recommended for our weekly programs!
Please see our reservation page for complete details.

Public Programs at Jenny Jump

UACNJ provides free public programs at our Observatory in Jenny Jump State Forest from April through October on Saturday evenings.

An astronomy presentation begins at 8 PM, outside. Please bring your own chairs or blankets - your entire party can claim a spot in our presentation area, so make sure you come early (not before 7:30 ;-) )

Our live presentation is followed by stargazing on the observatory's telescopes until 10:30 PM, weather permitting.

Programs will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather - visitors with reservations will receive an email no later than 3pm on the day of the event if we cancel.

If we cancel the on-site program, we will still live stream on YouTube!

UACNJ is VIRTUALLY open during the Winter!
Check out our new on-line Winter programming!

4/6/2024What's Up in the April Sky? Watch a video of this!Paul Fischer, NWJAA
4/13/2024Heliophysics of the Cosmic Shore (Exploring Earth's Space Weather) Watch a video of this!Lindsay Goodwin, NJIT
4/20/2024Content Creation for the Cosmos: In Space No One Can Hear You Stream Watch a video of this!Tom Harbin (AstroCanuck)
4/27/2024Some Strange Objects in the UniverseWalt Windish, NJAG, RAC
5/4/2024What's Up in the May Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
5/11/2024BANG Woosh ZoooOOMPaul Fischer, NWJAA
5/18/2024The Life of StarsWalt Windish, NJAG, RAC
6/1/2024What's Up in the June Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
6/15/2024An Introduction to AstrophotographyJaime Rodriguez
6/22/2024So You Want To Buy a TelescopeDan Kirby, AAA
6/29/2024Visual Astronomy: What's Up There and How Do I Find ItMichael Spoleti
7/6/2024What's Up in the July Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
7/13/2024Let's Solve the Fermi Paradox!Dan Kirby, AAA
7/20/2024James Webb Telescope Update: 2 Years of ImagesWalt Windish, NJAG, RAC
7/27/2024You Bought a TelescopePaul Fischer, NWJAA
8/3/2024What's Up in the August Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
8/31/2024Anatomy of a StarPaul Fischer, NWJAA
9/7/2024What's Up in the September Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
9/14/2024Astronomy for BeginnersKen Taylor, NWJAA
10/5/2024What's Up in the October Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
10/12/2024Space CareersKen Taylor, NWJAA
10/26/2024The Universe is a Scary Place!Walt Windish, NJAG, RAC

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