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New Milford - John J. McCarthy Observatory

New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Rd

The Mission of the John J. McCarthy Observatory is to further science literacy, both for students and adults of the Western Connecticut region. With the great appeal of Astronomy, it is a natural tool for creating scientific curiosity and reinforcing interest and skills in science.


Julian Capadose

Saturday, April 21, 2018
Well informed and helpful volunteers

Gary Parkerson

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
I've visited many public astronomical observatories and recall none better equipped, maintained or managed. It is obviously a labor of love.

Douglas Delisle

Sunday, June 25, 2017
Lovely, professionally-designed garden tucked away behind New Milford High school. An oasis for kids and visitors!

Tyler Sartwell

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Kate Updegrove

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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