Wilder Observatory

Located on Snell Street in Amherst, MA, Wilder Observatory is an astronomical observatory equipped with an 18-inch refracting telescope.

The observatory is free and open to all starting at 9 p.m. every clear Saturday, April–October, closed November - March. 

Depending on what is visible in the sky at the time, visitors may see the moon, planets, asteroids, comets, multiple stars, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and more through the large, world-class refractor telescope.

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