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

view it live! Monday, August 21st from 1:22 pm until 3:56 pm at misci

Tuesday, July 18th Night Sky Adventure: THE FARTHEST - VOYAGER IN SPACE

Join us for a special airing of the PBS documentary celebrating NASA’s Voyager mission which will mark its 40th anniversary this August.

FREE Star Parties following a FREE lecture at our Octagon Barn Series

Friday, July 28th We'll hear about The Great American Eclipse and one man's plans and preparations to photograph it.

Astronomy Education

Astronomy Education

Check out our educational programs
solar eclipse

solar eclipse

Find information about the 2017 solar eclipse!
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.