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Observatory

The observatory dome houses a Celestron 14" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope mounted on a Celestron PRO computerized mount with a wide array of filters, imagers and eyepieces that will enable you to experience the thrill of bringing faraway moons, planets, nebulae, clusters, galaxies etc. right into view, up close and personal. There is also a 100mm Lunt solar telescope, specially designed for observing the Sun in great detail with removable filters that allow for sunspots and other solar activity to be observed safely during the day.

Celestron 14 inch and Lunt 100mm telescopes
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2 Institute Drive
Concord, NH 03301
603.271.7827
603.271.7832 (fax)

Public Hours:
Fri & Sat:
10:30 AM-4 PM

April Vacation Hours
April 21 - May 3:

Tues-Sat:
10:30 AM-4 PM

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