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We have resumed our regular hours
Saturdays and Sundays unless weather is dangerous: 10:00AM-4PM
We are open Monday on all Federal Holidays and Patriot's Day: 10AM-4PM
Tours and Programs by appointment any day 8:30 to 5:30 Year-Round
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Weather Summaries

April 2017 Summary – Third Warmest on Record

April 2017 Summary – Third Warmest on Record

Blue Hill Observatory April 2017 Summary: April was generally warm with a few cold periods and was much wetter than average. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 50.1 deg F was 5.4 degrees warmer than the 120-year average for April and nearly four degrees warmer than the 1981-2010 30-year average. The month ranked as […]

| May 4, 2017 | Reply
March 2017 Summary – Colder than Winter

March 2017 Summary – Colder than Winter

Photo of aurora over Mount Katahdin in Maine on 30 March 2017 courtesy of NEOC.com and IPTimelapse.com. Blue Hill Observatory March 2017 Summary: March was unusually cold with  near average precipitation and snowfall. The 24-hour mean temperature for the month of 31.6 deg F was 4.1 degrees colder than the 120-year average for March and nearly […]

| April 2, 2017 | 2 Replies

What's Happening on the Hill

Mass Senate Votes NO on Funding for BHO

Mass Senate Votes NO on Funding for BHO

The Massachusetts Senate tonight (Wednesday, May 24)  voted NO on Amendment 688 that would have provided $100,000 for “Operational Support” for Blue Hill Observatory. It is possible that the funds can be restored by the House/Senate Joint Conference Committee, but this will be an up-hill battle. Please follow this website for further updates.     […]

| May 24, 2017 | Reply
Senate to Vote on $100,000 for BHO. Your Immediate Help is Needed

Senate to Vote on $100,000 for BHO. Your Immediate Help is Needed

NEW POST…NEW POST…NEW POST…NEW POST… Senator’s Walter Timilty and Julian Cyr have filed an amendment to the Senate budget that will provide $100,000 for “the operations of Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center”. If passed, this amendment will be an important step  toward ensuring that the Observatory’s educational programs and historic unbroken climate record will […]

| May 19, 2017 | Reply
“Run for the Roses” Fundraiser on May 6, 2017

“Run for the Roses” Fundraiser on May 6, 2017

The Blue Hill Observatory cordially invites you to celebrate the 143rd Kentucky Derby at our “Run for the Roses” Fundraiser on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at West End Johnnies, located at 138 Portland Street in Boston, from 4 to 7 p.m. West End Johnnies boasts many large screen TVs for ease in viewing the Derby, […]

| April 6, 2017 | Reply
Enjoy a Great Meal and Raise Money for Blue Hill Observatory

Enjoy a Great Meal and Raise Money for Blue Hill Observatory

Benefit Night Fundraiser for Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center Location: b.good in Mansfield, MA! Mansfield Crossing 280 School St. Mansfield, MA 02048 Time: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 6pm-8pm More Info: Flyer Enjoy a great meal, and support BHOSC! Visit the Mansfield, MA b.good restaurant from 6pm-8pm, and a portion of your sales will […]

| March 20, 2017 | Reply