The Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association's James C. Veen Observatory is an astronomical education and research center housing several fully equipped telescopes and support facilities. The Grand Rapids Public Museum collaborates with the GRAAA in presenting Veen Observatory Public Nights, and provides ongoing financial and administrative support.
2013 Public Night Schedule: TBA
Veen Observatory Public Nights are presented when the sky is clear on the second and last Saturday evenings of each month between April and October as listed below. Starting times vary according to sunset times. If conditions are questionable, call 616-897-7065 after 6:30 on scheduled night, or visit the GRAAA website.