Join Us!

The New England Fall Astronomy Festival is happening September 9th & 10th at the UNH Observatory!

NEFAF is an out of this world weekend event for the whole family!

The UNH Observatory is located on Spinney Rd. Durham – on the west edge of the Durham Campus.

The Festival begins with the Keynote Lecture on Friday night at 7:00 PM delivered by this year’s special guest, Dr. Seth Shostak, of the SETI Institute. Join us afterwards for laser pointer talks under the stars and observing of the night sky!

The Festival re-opens on Saturday morning at 10:00 AM with educational activities, games, safe solar observing, science talks, demonstrations, and raffle drawings and more.

Food and beverages are provided for sale by Ramon’.

NEFAF’s goal is to ignite your interest in astronomy. Not only should you attend New England’s Fall Astronomy Festival but you should take advantage of all the other astronomy happenings in NH. There are observatory and sidewalk observing sessions open to the throughout the state, every month.


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Come join us as we learn more about or Universe as we gaze out into the stars.

Here we are inspired by all the mystery that lies outside our own world.