Moon                                                                                                       Photo by JJ Rusher/NJMC

    If you haven't been to the McDowell Observatory yet, the view above is just a sample of what you've been missing.  IMG_0008

   The observatory, in DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst, is open to the public Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 to 10 p.m.

  Note: Observing is weather dependent and will be canceled for the night if the skies are cloudy or if there’s any type of precipitation.

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8th & 10th     Moon, Betelgeuse & Rigel, M31, h & chi Persei, M45, M42

Key: M31 – Andromeda galaxy, M45 – Pleiades star cluster, M42 – The Orion Nebula

The observatory will reopen on Jan.5, 2009.



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