Local Astronomy Observing Opportunities

KAA Sullivan Observatory

The Keene Amateur Astronomers Club is a public service organization and recreational facility that is open to the community for monthly star parties, observing the nature of the night sky, and telescope trainings. Please contact President Bob Taylor at bobtaylorvt@gmail.com.


The Southern Vermont Astronomy Group, SoVerA, located in Chester, VT, was created for the members to gain, reinforce, sustain and share their knowledge of the nature of the universe with others. They are very active with interesting monthly lectures and discussions along with numerous star parties and viewing sessions. Please contact President Pat Porch at pat@patstechnologyservices.com.

Perkin Observatory

The Perkin Observatory at the Dublin School, located in Dublin, NH, is an educational center for exploring the universe. Their advanced astro-imaging and viewing equipment allow students and community members to explore the universe. The Perkin Observatory will be open to the public every Sunday evening starting 1 hour after sunset until 10:30 PM if the skies are clear. Please contact observatory Director Erik Schmitt at eschmitt@dublinschool.org.

State-wide Observing Opportunities

There are a number of NH organizations/clubs/observatories/schools which provide events for the general public and maintain a website. For a compiled listing, click here.