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Open Nights at Loines Observatory Maria Mitchell

Open Nights at Loines Observatory

Join our professional astronomers for an impressive tour of Nantucket’s night sky. Get a chance to view the Moon, planets, bright stars, nebulae, and even other galaxies! Learn about the cutting-edge research being conducted by the Maria Mitchell Observatory astronomers and interns.

This program is designed to be interesting for all ages! Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension. In the case of inclement weather, programs will be cancelled.

If in doubt about the weather, please visit this webpage.

Interested in a private Open Night at Loines Observatory? Call us at 508-228-9273 or email to find out about pricing. Timing can be flexible.

No Reservations, Tickets available at the door. Masks required

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Jun 16 2021


9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Loines Observatory


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59 Milk Street Extension
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2021 Annual Events

  • April 23 – 25, Daffodil Festival CANCELED check back for online options
  • May, Wine & Food Festival CANCELED
  • June 17 – 20, Nantucket Preservation Month
  • June 17 – 28, Film Festival
  • June, Book Festival CANCELED
  • July 3 – Independence Day Festivities
  • July 13 – 15, Nantucket Garden Festival
  • July 15 – 17, Comedy Festival
  • July, Nantucket Art and Artisan Show
  • July 19 – 24, Dance Festival
  • August 5 – 7, NHA’s Nantucket by Design
  • August 14, Boston Pops CANCELED
  • August 14 -22, Nantucket Race Week
  • August 22, Opera House Cup
  • August, Marine Life Release Day
  • October 9, Cranberry Festival
  • November, NHA’s Festival of Wreaths
  • December, Christmas Stroll
  • December, NHA’s Festival of Trees