This is the Rutgers Astronomical Society homepage.

The chief enterprise of the Rutgers Astronomical Society involves uniting those who are fascinated with the vastness of space and who are interested in discussing and observing the cosmos. The organization endeavors to make astronomy accessible for anyone with even the slightest interest. by providing viewing opportunities, informative seminars, academic collaboration, and more.


Faculty Lecture - Prof. Andrew Baker - March 2nd, 2016.

We try to hold public observing nights every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursday of every month at the Robert A. Schommer Astronomical Observatory located on the roof of the Serin Physics Laboratories. For a full schedule and some more information check out the Observatory's website.

About Us

Rutgers Astronomical Society

The Rutgers Astronomical Society is a student-founded organization at Rutgers University that allows members to experience the wonders of the night sky.


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