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!

4/1/2023What's Up in the April Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
4/8/2023Wildlife and Stargazing in NamibiaBruce Parker, AAAP
4/15/2023So You Want to Buy a Telescope?Daniel Kirby, AAA
4/22/2023You Bought A Telescope. Now What?Paul Fischer, NWJAA
4/29/2023Astronomy for BeginnersKen Taylor, NWJAA
5/6/2023What's Up in the May Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
5/13/2023Life Beyond the EarthKarl Hricko, AAI, NWJAA
5/20/2023Anatomy of A StarPaul Fischer, NWJAA
6/3/2023What's Up in the June Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
6/10/2023BANG Woosh ZoooOOMPaul Fischer, NWJAA
6/17/2023Deep space astrophotography basics with example photosMike Dzwinczyk, MMAS
6/24/2023Unusual Objects in the UniverseWalt Windish, NJAG, RAC
7/1/2023What's Up in the July Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
7/8/2023A Map to EarthDaniel Kirby, AAA
7/15/2023My Astronomical JourneyClif Ashcraft, AAI
7/22/2023Space CareersKen Taylor, NWJAA
7/29/2023The Life (and death) of StarsWalt Windish, NJAG, RAC
8/5/2023What's Up in the August Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
8/12/2023What About UFO’s?Karl Hricko, AAI, NWJAA
8/19/2023James Webb Space Telescope Update: 20 MonthsWalt Windish, NJAG, RAC
8/26/2023Light pollution and what you can do to stop the spreadMark Zdziarski , NJAG
9/2/2023What's Up in the September Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
10/7/2023What's Up in the October Sky?Lonny Buinis, RVCC
10/28/2023The Universe Can Be A Scary Place!Walt Windish, NJAG, RAC

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