John J. McCarthy Observatory

Opening the Universe to all

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The John J. McCarthy Observatory is a world-class astronomical observatory (International Astronomical Union code 932) located on the campus of the New Milford High School, on Route 7 in New Milford Connecticut.

It is a state-of-the-art educational and research facility. It is  open to all: students, community groups, the general public, educators, and researchers with no charge for its use. The facility is equipped with complete accessibility for the disabled, including a lift for wheelchair users, voice activated telescope control software, and a flexible eyepiece extender.

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P.O. Box 1144

New Milford, CT 06776


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