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The Harwich Observatory - click here for the Star Calendar

Our facility, located at The Harwich Elementary School in Harwich, Massachusetts offers ideal dark-sky viewing conditions and a variety of equipment to explore the cosmos. 

The observatory houses the following--

  Tectron Dobsonian-mount Reflector with 32 inch diameter mirror
Orion Dobsonian 10 inch Reflector with plug-in computer module
Astro-Physics 6 inch Refractor on German Equatorial mount
Dobsonian-mount Reflector with 8 inch mirror
Binoculars, spectra scope, lenses, filters and other attachments

The observatory serves as a location for the community and interested parties to view the wonders of the skies; as a science lab for students to engage in cosmic discoveries and log data with other observatories; and as a satellite facility for college students who need to conduct research in a dark-sky, light- pollution-free environment.



  • May 29, 2017
    • Memorial Day - No School
  • June 1, 2017
    June 4, 2017
    • MRHS Graduation
    June 7, 2017
    • Early Release Day (40 Minutes)
    June 8, 2017
    • MRMS Band and Chorus Spring Concert 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


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