Public Observing

Public observing is held in the Hirsch Observatory on the roof of the Jonsson-Rowland  science center.

When the weather is uncooperative, astronomy programs are held in the observatory or in room 2C30.

A map and directions can befound here.

You can park in the College Avenue garage or any of the surface spaces.

Public Observing Hours and Dates

Public Observing is canceled this weekend (2/8 - 2/10) due to the snow.

Contact Jonathan Cassidy if you have any questions:
(518) 423-3510 or


Clear Sky Clock

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Rensselaer Astrophysical Society
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Last Updated: November 28, 2012