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Public Night at the Veen Observatory
Featured objects will be Saturn, the gibbous moon, and Neptune. Clear skies only! Check and social media after 6:30pm or call[masked] for cancellation status. Admission is $3 for Adults, $2 kids 17 and under, Free for kids under 5. For more information, visit

James C Veen Observatory

3308 Kissing Rock Avenue Southeast · Lowell Township, MI

What we're about

The Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association includes individuals with wide levels of expertise and knowledge of the science of Astronomy, from the beginner to professional. For over fifty years the GRAAA continues to flourish, due to the enthusiasm and dedication of its members.

The GRAAA is active in the local community, sponsoring many observing and educational sessions for the people of West Michigan.

A 501(c)(3) non-profit educational and scientific organization dedicated to advancing the study of astronomy and promoting astronomy and science education to the community.

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Updates on the viewing conditions for public night check the Facebook ( and Twitter ( page or call the Starwatch number 616- 897-7065 - for updates and the status of a particular night if the weather conditions are questionable.

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