Margaret M. Jacoby Observatory

Knight Campus, Warwick RI

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Website for the Margret Jacoby 16" Meade LX200R Reflecting Telescope.

Public Open Nights are held on clear Wednesday nights.

Public Open Night Schedule
Day Dates Time Notes
Wednesday  11/13/2019  6:30PM-9:30PM SPECIAL OBSERVING SESSION FOR CCRI MONDAY SCHEDULE: OPEN for Public Observation tonight at 6:30PM! Come see the Moon, Saturn, Star Clusters, and Nebulae.  Please dress WARM, as observatory is unheated.

† Please Note: The Observatory WILL NOT be opened during cloudy skies or inclement weather.

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Contact Information

Brendan Britton
Assc. Professor of Astronomy

Physics Lab
Knight Campus
2nd Floor, main bldg.
Open House Schedule

The Observatory will be open every clear Wednesday, unless otherwise noted.

Please Note: The Observatory WILL NOT be opened under rainy skies or if the temperature is below 32 degrees as reported at 6 pm.

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Last Updated: 11/13/19