We are now located at miSci, the Museum of Innovation and Science, in downtown Schenectady, NY!

Gaia: Its five year mission to map our galaxy

Learn the latest on this global space astrometry mission at February's NIght Sky Adventure, Tuesday the 21st

CHECK OUT THE DUDLEY OBSERVATORY HISTORY BLOG!

February Break Week Classes at miSci includes "Meteorite or MeteorWrong" grades 6 - 8

See the full schedule of classes here. Friday is "Physics of Space Day"

Astronomy Education

Astronomy Education

Check out our educational programs
soalr eclipse

soalr eclipse

Watch the solar eclipse with us!
History of Astronomy

History of Astronomy

Learn about the history of observational astronomy and the Dudley Observatory.
The Dudley Observatory provides education and outreach programs designed to bring the wonders of science, particularly astronomy, to people of all ages. We cultivate interest and understanding of science, science careers and scientists, and help the public appreciate science in an approachable and enjoyable way. Our long-standing commitment to the history of astronomy, and our library and artifact collection, serve as the platforms from which to launch vibrant and expanding educational programs.