Hofstra Observatory presents Stars on Sundays

Hofstra University's "Stars on Sundays" series allows participants to use telescopes for star-gazing while learning about the universe from college astronomers. This semester guests will be able to participate on April 7 or May 5.

Hofstra invites kids of all ages to view the Jupiter, star clusters, the Orion nebulae, and double stars with telescopes from the Hofstra Observatory, 4th floor, Berliner Hall, California Ave. & Huntington Place, S. of Hempstead Turnpike. Program begins with a short lecture in room 117.

There will be 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. sessions each evening.

Please register to attend here


  • May 5 at 8 p.m.
  • May 5 at 9 p.m.


The Hofstra Observatory, partially supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, includes Celestron telescopes and computerized CCD cameras. The Observatory is located on the roof of Herman A. Berliner Hall (Chemistry and Physics Building).



To check on a session's status due to inclement weather, call:
(516) 463-2SKY
(516) 463-2759


Hofstra University Observatory

Sunday, May 05, 2013


Free (registration required)



Berliner Hall
Berliner Hall
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


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