Welcome to the MIT Astrogazers homepage!

Next Observations: January 12-2 PM, 7-9 PM, MIT North Court. Check back the day of to see if we will be going out

We are an outreach group of graduate students mostly in the MIT astrophysics division, founded by MLK visiting scholar Dr. Duane M. Lee, who want to share the Universe with you. We take several telescopes around the Cambridge/Boston area to show the Cosmos to the public. Our events are free and open to everyone. We have phone mounts for our telescopes so you can take your own photos home with you, as well as a solar telescope for daytime viewing! Join us in looking into the skies and take the opportunity to speak directly to astrophysics experts!

We typically will go out on Tuesday-Thursday, and try to go observing once a week, if skies are clear. Our twitter will update on scheduled observing days confirming or canceling due to bad weather or clouds. If you are interested please follow our social media accounts and check our schedule for upcoming observations. To sign up for our mailing list add your e-mail address here.

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The Moon, from the 10" telescope
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The Sun (in false color) displaying a prominence
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The Orion Nebula
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Our first test of the 10" telescope