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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you hold lectures open to the public?

Yes, please check here to see the schedule of lectures planned at the Observatory.

Do you record earthquakes from all over the world or just from New England?

We have instruments in the World-Wide Standardized Seismorgaph Network (WWSSN) and in the New England Seismic Network (NESN), so we do record earthquakes from all over the earth.

Do you have public viewing times on your telescopes?

No, we are a geophysical observatory, not an astronomical observatory. There aren't any telescopes here.