Science Travelogues

Astronomy

Way up in Jenny Jump State Forest we stumbled on the site of the United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey. The have an incredible, commanding view that stretches about as far as any I’ve seen in the state.

Every Saturday night from April through October they open to the public, and we’re going to find a way to get out there again this September. There are a half-dozen or so of these structures:

LF and I stared at all this for a few minutes, trying to figure out where the telescopes were. Then it hit us: the roofs of the buildings slide along the rails to reveal the scopes inside! Clever.

We’ll let you know how it turns out…

[googleMap name=”Jenny Jump State Forest” description=”Home of The United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey” width=”450″]333 State Park Road in Great Meadows, NJ [/googleMap]

Tom

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