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Astronomy Close to Home

Rogers Observatory

Located South of NMC's Main Campus, in Traverse City, MI

Leelanau County

Lanphier Observatory

Leelanau School Observatory, open to public, Glen Arbor, MI

GT Astronomical Society

Nonprofit organization dedicated to to education and enjoyment of the night sky


Locate astronomy clubs and related activities throughout Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes

Star parties and dune climbs after dark with the National Park Service

Clear Sky Chart

Use to track the clear/dark skies of Traverse City yourself!