maria mitchell observatory

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Observing the Stars
Star gazing is inevitable on this island. At night the isolated sky sparkles with starlight.

In 1847 Maria Mitchell discovered a telescopic comet and has inspired curious minds ever since to explore the stars. If you are so inclined, the observatory is open select evenings to view the magic of the celestial sky. Make sure to check their web site for offereings.

The Maria Mitchell Observatory is on your way out of town across from the cemetery.

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