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Observatory Open for Tours Through Late May/Early June 2021

We are excited to announce that the major Observatory renovation project, which has been in the planning stages for several years, is underway. Extensive work will start in June that will require that we close to the public until some time in 2022. The building will get a much-needed rehab including concrete repair, historically appropriate… Read More »

Applications are now open for Blue Hill Observatory’s Student Summer 2021 Meteorology Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

Our immersive summer meteorology workshop is for students who have an interest in the weather and wish to explore careers in meteorology and atmospheric science with professional meteorologists and scientists. Participants in our week-long immersion workshop will: Receive inspirational guidance from Tim Kelley, NBC Boston/NECN meteorologist, through discussions on his insights and passions for weather.… Read More »

Blue Hill Observatory Begins Earthquake Monitoring

Blue Hill Observatory has been watching the weather since 1885, and Boston College’s Weston Observatory has been watching the Earth quake since 1931. We are now joining forces to monitor the Earth with a recently installed seismograph at Blue Hill. In collaboration with Dr. Alan Kafka, Director of Weston Observatory, Blue Hill purchased and installed… Read More »