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Looking Through Telescope

Welcome to Morris Museum Astronomical Society

50th Anniversary logo

We are an enthusiastic group of individuals brought together by a common passion. Have a look at what we’ve got coming up, and if you’re interested in joining our astronomy club simply get in touch today.

The Morris Museum Astronomical Society started out in 1972 with just a few people coming together to do what they love.  Little did we know that it would grow into Morris County, New Jersey's oldest and most active astronomy club. We are proudly to be celebrated our 50th year in 2022!

Our dedicated members enjoy meeting for different events and activities. Passion and enthusiasm go hand-in-hand with our hobby. 

 

Our door is always open to new members, no matter their experience level. We are proud to bring together people from all over Morris County and beyond. Come join us at our next event — We hold regular celestial and solar observing sessions for our members and provide outreach observing to schools and civic organizations throughout northern New Jersey.  

The MMAS is proud to be a founding member of the United Astronomy Clubs of NJ.

Upcoming Events

  • Outreach Observing
    Outreach Observing
    Fri, Jun 14
    Mountain Lakes Library
    Jun 14, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:10 PM
    Mountain Lakes Library, 9 Elm Rd, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046, USA
  • Outreach Observing
    Outreach Observing
    Mon, Jun 17
    Scotch Plains Public Library
    Jun 17, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Scotch Plains Public Library, 1927 Bartle Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076, USA
    Join us for a family friendly night under the stars
  • Outreach Observing
    Outreach Observing
    Fri, Jul 12
    Roxbury Township Public Library
    Jul 12, 2024, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Roxbury Township Public Library , 103 Main St, Succasunna, NJ 07876, USA
  • Moon Gazing Party
    Moon Gazing Party
    Fri, Aug 09
    Morris Museum
    Aug 09, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
    Join us for a Moon observing event. WEATHER PERMITTING Rain : Aug 16
  • Outreach Observing
    Outreach Observing
    Mon, Aug 12
    Pequannock Township Public Library
    Aug 12, 2024, 8:00 PM – 8:05 PM
    Pequannock Township Public Library, 477 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444, USA
  • Tri-Club Picnic
    Tri-Club Picnic
    Sat, Aug 24
    Independence Township
    Aug 24, 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Independence Township, 333 State Park Rd, Great Meadows, NJ 07838, USA
    MMAS-SSG / NJAG / AAI joint summer picnic
  • Solar Observing
    Solar Observing
    Wed, Sep 11
    Somaerset County Library System
    Sep 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Somaerset County Library System, 379 S Branch Rd, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844, USA
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