Events in Mt. Washington Valley, NH

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July 22 , 29 , August 5 , 12 , 19 , 26

Solar Gazing

Castle in the Clouds
Route 171, 586 Ossipee Park Rd.
Moultonborough, NH 03254

Mondays, July 1st - August 26th
FREE to the public

Disobey your mother and look at the sun… through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen.

Each week, Marc will be setting up his telescope on the grounds of Castle in the Clouds. Feel free to drop in and speak with Marc, learn about the sun, and try out his telescope anytime between 12:00pm and 4:00pm. This is a free program and you do not need to register in advance.


Marc Stowbridge lives in central New Hampshire and astronomy has been an interest of his ever since childhood, when he watched the first satellites crossing the sky. Since joining the New Hampshire Astronomical Society (NHAS) in 1999, he has participated in many sky watches, and was Chair of the Outreach Committee for several years. Marc is  a NASA/JPL volunteer educator through the Solar System Ambassador program.


This event is weather permitting. In the event of overcast skies, the event will be cancelled for that day and will resume the following week. For cancellation notifications, follow our Facebook Page or call our offices at 603-476-5900 the day of the event.



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