Preparing for a Star Party at the Octagon BarnStar Parties are often held at the Octagon Barn - Click the learn more
Library of Documents and BooksThe Dudley Observatory has an extensive library of historical documents and rare books - Click to learn more
October 16th's Octagon Barn Lecture: Black Holes"Do Black Holes Destroy Information?" will be presented by Dr. Oleg Lunin. In November Dr. Ben Placek shares his expertise with “Exoplanets: Hidden in the Light”
Educational eventsA young astronomer studies sunspots - Click to learn about our upcoming events
The Dudley Observatory provides education and outreach programs designed to bring the wonders of science, particularly astronomy, to people from all walks of life. 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.