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COVID-19 Update

The BSU Observatory is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic.  When we have an update regarding when our events can resume, we will post it here.
The BSU Observatory hosts public and private viewing events, runs K-12 workshops, and provides academic resources for student research, astronomy courses, and service-learning.
students using telescope
The Observatory hosts an active outreach program that welcomes members of the community. We host up to four events per week at night.
students inside observatory with large telescope
The BEAR Team, funded by the NASA MASGC (Massachusetts Space Grant Consortium), is a group of students dedicated to observational astronomy research.
The Black Eye Galaxy
Astrophotography is the art of imaging of astronomical objects, usually through telescopes. Please explore our image gallery.