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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 in the lecture hall regardless of the weather and is followed by stargazing on the observatory's telescopes until 10:30 PM, weather permitting.

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

4/3/2021What's Up in the April Sky? Watch a video of this!Lonny Buinis, RVCC
4/10/2021Astronomy for Beginners Watch a video of this!Ken Taylor, NWJAA
4/17/2021Celestial Wanderings: Photographing the Earth and Sky Watch a video of this!Stan Honda, AAA
4/24/2021"Anatomy of a Star" Watch a video of this!Paul Fisher, NWJAA
5/1/2021What's Up in the May Sky? Watch a video of this!Lonny Buinis, RVCC
5/8/2021Adventures in Antarctica: South Pole Telescope, IceCube Observatory, Space Weather Watch a video of this!Gil Jeffer, NWJAA
5/15/2021"Adaptive Optics with the Magellan Clay 6.5m Telescope" Watch a video of this!Emily Mailhot, NWJAA
5/22/2021"A Womens Place Is In The Dome" Watch a video of this!Barry Malpas, CAS
5/29/2021You Bought a Telescope! Now What? Watch a video of this!Paul Fisher, NWJAA
6/5/2021"Building Your Own Observatory From Scratch" Watch a video of this!Mark Sproul, NWJAA
6/12/2021What's Up in the June Sky? Watch a video of this!Lonny Buinis, RVCC
6/19/2021An Introduction to Deep Sky Observing Watch a video of this!Bill Murray, AAAP
6/26/2021Latest Lucky Imaging Results Using the 13” Schupmann Telescope at Stellafane and the 6” Warney & Swasey Refractor at Mt. Wilson Watch a video of this!Thomas Spirock, Stellafane Telescope Makers
7/3/2021What's Up in the July Sky? Watch a video of this!Lonny Buinis, RVCC
7/10/2021George E Hale: Contributions to Astronomy in the 20th Century Watch a video of this!Mark Sproul, NWJAA
7/17/2021Reaching for the Edge: James Webb Space Telescope Watch a video of this!Kevin Conod, NJAG
7/24/2021Night Vision and Astronomy Watch a video of this!Earl Pursell, LVAAS
7/31/2021TDBSean and Sebastien Post, NWJAA
8/7/2021What's Up in the August Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
8/14/2021Space Careers (Kids Lecture 8-15y.o.)Ken Taylor, NWJAA
8/21/2021Time TravelKarl Hricko, AAI, NWJAA
9/4/2021What's Up in the September Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
9/11/2021All Our Energy Comes from the StarsDr. David Buckley, ESU
9/18/2021The Beauty and Power of the UniverseWalt Windish
10/2/2021What's Up in the October Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
10/16/2021At Home in a Dome: Building, Automating and Using a 6’ Dome ObservatoryBill Murray, AAAP
10/23/2021A Tale of Two Circles: From Orbits to AtomsDr. Gary DeLeo, Lehigh University
10/30/2021The Pons ZeissAlan Midkiff, NWJAA

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