World Class Observatory
Our Observatory for member use only has a roll-off roof and contains a large Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope on an Astro-Physics 1100GTO computerized mountMore Information
Large assortment of club owned Telescopes
Aldrich has over 19 telescopes and even more quality eyepieces for member use. Telescopes range in size from 20" Dobsonians to 80 MM refractors.More Information
Regular Members Only Star Party Events
We have regularly scheduled star party events/BBQs where members can socialize and use club equipment or their own. The observatory sits on 7 acres of manicured lawn under dark skies with concrete pads for members to setup equipment.More Information
Want to learn Astrophotography?
We have a large group of Astrophotography mentors you can learn from!
Pot Luck Socials with Lectures
Aldrich has scheduled socials where members gather to enjoy a meal and hear an Astronomy oriented lecture.More Information
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Adopt a Library Telescope Program
Aldrich has placed Telescopes in well over 150 libraries through-out Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Vermont.More Information
Astronomy Programs for Schools
Aldrich provides astronomy programs for kids of all ages in local schoolsContact Us for programs
Astronomy Educational Programs in Libraries
Aldrich members provide Astronomy oriented educational programs for all kinds of institutions and all age groupsMore Information
Programs for Scouting Events
We provide age appropriate programs for Boys and Girl scouts. We can also help with Astronomy badges.Interested?
Community Education Center
Aldrich Astronomical Society is in a fund raising campaign to complete construction of a Community Education Center which will allow us to support many community education programsLearn More
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