Since 1975, the Westport Astronomical Society has brought the wonders of the night sky to the thousands who have visited the observatory. We're an all volunteer-run, non-profit organization that's free and open to the public every Wednesday night from 8-10 pm if the skies are clear. Remember, near the summer solstice it doesn't get dark until late, so please plan to come after sunset. The Dome Observatory covers a Celestron EdgeHD on top of a Astrophysics 1200 German Equatorial mount with an Explore Scientific 102mm f/7 Essential Apochromatic ED Triplet Refractor piggybacked on top. The lawn regularly hosts the HUGE 25 Obsession telescope, one of the largest in CT.

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Westport Astronomical Society
The Westport Observatory
Westport, CT 06880

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(203) 227-0925

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observatory@was-ct.org

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