UACNJ Saturday Speaker Program - 2019

4/6/19What's Up in the April Sky?Lonny Buinis, Raritan Valley CC
4/13/19Size Scales of the Solar System and BeyondJason Kendall, Wm Paterson University
4/20/19Astronomy for BeginnersKen Taylor, NWJAA
4/27/19What Happened to Pluto?Ron Kunkel, LVAAS
5/4/19What's Up in the May Sky?Lonny Buinis, Raritan Valley CC
5/11/19Making Sir Isaac Newton Proud: Modern-day Newtonian TelescopesRob Teeter, Teeter's Telescopes
5/18/19Journey to the StarsKarl Hricko, AAI & NWJAA
5/25/19Night Vision and AstronomyEarl Pursell, LVAAS
6/1/19What's Up in the June Sky?Lonny Buinis, Raritan Valley CC
6/8/19How the Stars Got Their NamesBill Murray, AAAP
6/15/19The Life (and Death) of StarsWalt Windish, NJAG and RAC
6/22/19Mars Through the Dust StormClif Ashcraft, AAI
6/29/19Eclipses, Occultations, and TransitsGregg Waldron, NWJAA
7/6/19What's Up in the July Sky?Lonny Buinis, Raritan Valley CC
7/13/19Fly Me to the MoonSean Post, NWJAA
7/20/19New Rides to the MoonDale Skran, National Space Society
7/27/19Let's Go to the MoonKarl Hricko, AAI & NWJAA
8/3/19What's Up in the August Sky?Lonny Buinis, Raritan Valley CC
8/10/19Astronomy for BeginnersKen Taylor, NWJAA
8/17/19New Horizons Visits Ultima ThuleMichael Dean Lewis, NASA Ambassador
8/24/19You Bought a Telescope. Now What?Paul Fischer, NWJAA
8/31/19The Milky Way Galaxy - Structure & EvolutionRon Kunkel, LVAAS
9/7/19What's Up in the September Sky?Lonny Buinis, Raritan Valley CC
9/14/19Photographing Night Sky LandscapesStan Honda, AAA
9/21/19Traveling in Space and TimeGary DeLeo, Lehigh University
9/28/19Northern LightsGregg Waldron, NWJAA
10/5/19What's Up in the October Sky?Lonny Buinis, Raritan Valley CC
10/12/19Introduction to Video AstronomyBill Murray, AAAP
10/19/19The Cosmic Distance LadderJason Kendall, Wm Paterson University
10/26/19The Beauty and Power of the UniverseWalt Windish, NJAG, RAC

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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.

Groups are always welcome at our Saturday night programs. Please write to at least seven days in advance if you wish to bring a group of more than 10 people. We suggest a donation of $50 for groups up to a maximum of 25 people on Saturday nights during the public season.

Programs on other nights can be arranged by writing to at least 14 days in advance. For these special programs, which require additional staffing and extra use of our facilities, we suggest a minimum donation of $75 for groups up to 25 people and an additional $3 per additional person with a maximum of 50 persons per group.

Please visit our list of Member Clubs to find out about other astronomy events, meetings and stargazing.