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Facilities offering Public Viewing ...

The following facilities offer public telescope viewing - (weather permitting!).



















Collins Observatory
Salem State College
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA 01970
978-542-6000
 
Public viewing every clear Monday 7 PM -10 PM from Sept. - Apr.
http://www.salemstate.edu/academics/schools/1019.php
http://www.nsaac.org/collins.shtml
 
 
Clay Center
Dexter Southfield School
20 Newton Street
Brookline, MA 02445
617-454-2718

Public telescope nights most Tuesdays in Spring and Fall.
http://www.dextersouthfield.org/Page/ABOUT/Clay-Center/Public-Telescope-Nights

   
 
Boston University
Astronomy Department
725 Commonwealth Avenue, 5th Floor
Boston, MA
617-353-2630

Public Open Night at Coit Observatory most Wednesdays. 
http://www.bu.edu/astronomy/events/public-open-night-at-the-observatory/
  
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA)
60 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-495-7461

Public observing every 3rd Thursday except June, July, August. Lecture followed by rooftop observing (weather permitting). 
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/events/public_events.html
 
Boston Museum of Science
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114
617-723-2500
http://www.mos.org

Stargazing at Guilliland Observatory (on garage roof) Friday nights 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM.
617-589-0264
http://www.mos.org/events_activities/events&d=1212
 
Whitin Observatory
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
781-283-2726
Talks and public viewing about once a month.
http://www.wellesley.edu/astronomy/events
 
Wheaton College
26 East Main Street
Norton, MA 02766
508-286-3979
 
Public observing Friday nights Sept. - May.
http://www.wheatoncollege.edu/Acad/Astronomy/OpenNights.html