Observatories in New Jersey

By County


(Click on the name to go to their website and find the hours of operation.)


  Essex           North Jersey Astronomical Group  (NJAG)  Montclair State University - Montclair, NJ


  Hunterdon   New Jersey Astronomical Association (NJAA)  Voorhees State Park - Glen Gardner, NJ


  Mercer         Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton, Inc. (AAAP)  (Washington-Crossing Park, Titusville, NJ

                       Peyton Observatory - Princeton University - Princeton, NJ


  Middlesex   Robert A. Schommer Astronomical Obs (Serin Physics Lab) - 136 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ

  Morris         Sheep Hill Astronomical Association (SHAA) is located in the town of Boonton, NJ

  Union          Amateur Astronomers Inc. (AAI)  Union County College - Cranford, NJ


  Warren        United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey, Inc. (UACNJ)  Jenny Jump State Forest -  near Hope, NJ



Planetariums in New Jersey

By County

Essex           Alice and Leonard Dreyfuss - Newark Museum - Newark   (Dome: 23ft   Seating: 50)


Gloucester   Fredric and Jean Edelman - Rowan University - Glassboro  (Dome: 40ft   Seating: 102)


Mercer          Paul S. Hiack - The College of New Jersey - Ewing  (Dome: 30ft   Seating: 48)

                      New Jersey State Museum  - Trenton  (Dome: 40ft   Seating: 149)


Morris           Longo Planetarium - County College of Morris - Randolph  (Dome: 33ft   Seating: 91)


Ocean           Robert J. Novins Planetarium - Ocean County College - Toms River  (Dome: 40ft   Seating: 118)


Somerset      Raritan Valley Community College - Branchburg  (Dome: 39ft   Seating: 100)