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Thanksgiving Edition Open Night: Stargazing at Loines Observatory

Join our astronomers for a special Thanksgiving edition of Stargazing. Our astronomers will lead an impressive tour of Nantucket’s night sky and guide you in viewing astronomical objects through our historic 8-inch Alvan Clark refractor and our modern 24-inch research telescope. Get a chance to view the Moon, planets, star clusters, nebulae, and even other galaxies!

This program begins promptly at the event start time, please arrive 10 minutes before the program start time. Please dress for the weather conditions at the time of the event, as this program takes place outside. This program is geared toward all ages, but children are welcome to register with an adult guardian. At least one adult must sign up with children.

This program meets at the MMA Loines Observatory at 59 Milk Street, Nantucket MA.

Pre-registration is strongly recommended as programs do fill up but walk-ins are welcome subject to availability. This program is weather contingent and will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather (rain or thunderstorm threat). Please check our website on the day of the event for updates on weather related cancellations, we will post by 5pm if the event will be cancelled.  Members will see their discount at checkout in cart once logged into your online account.

Contact email: programs@mariamitchell.org


Nov 22 2023


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



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Loines Observatory
Loines Observatory
59 Milk Street Extension


Maria Mitchell Association
Maria Mitchell Association