Westport Astronomical Society

sharing the wonders of the night sky

Get Involved

Public Speaker Series

Attend our free online and in-person monthly public lectures, featuring world-renowned scientists, and deepen your knowledge of the universe.

Public Viewing Nights

If the skies are clear, come see the wonders of the night sky at the Westport Observatory during our weekly Wednesday public night observing sessions.

Keep Science in Your Community

Become a member and support our all-volunteer nonprofit observatory. Enjoy private star parties, astronomy classes, telescope training, and more.

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About Us

A gem in southwestern Connecticut since 1975.

From our humble beginnings, the Westport Astronomical Society has inspired generations of amateur astronomers, young and old alike. Learn about the history of our society and our observatory home.