This event is free of charge.
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182 Bayberry Lane
Westport, CT 06880
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|Limited parking is available in our parking lot near the tower.|
NOTE: We do our best to ensure all information is accurate, however it's a good idea to visit the website or call the venue to verify the information.
Join the knowledgable volunteers from the non-profit Westport Astronomical Society every Wednesday night from 8-10 pm (weather permitting) for a free star party!
On clear nights, WAS takes out the BIG telescopes to view the Moon, planets, comets, galaxies, nebula and your Universe.
WAS has 2 main telescopes; The Dome Observatory houses a 12.5″ Newtonian telescope and the lawn regularly hosts the HUGE 25″ diameter Obsession telescope, the largest in Connecticut available to the public.
Before arriving, please check the WAS Twitter feed https://twitter.com/#!/westportskyguys or follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/WAS.CT for updates on sky conditions and whether we can open.
*** This is a nighttime outdoor event and it's always a recommended to dress warmer than you think and there will be nothing to see until it's dark. Please do not arrive until after sunset.