Wallace Astrophysical Observatory IAP Tour Signup

Come tour the heavens at MIT's Wallace Astrophysical Observatory located 45 minutes northwest of Boston in Westford MA. Use various telescopes from 14" to 24" for both visual observing and electronic imaging of the stars, the moon, and other celestial bodies.

For the tour on January 11th, transportation will be provided for 34, up to 8 additional people can attend if they can provide their own transportation. In the event of inclement weather, a raindate will be announced.  The tour on the 14th requires that you provide your own transportation to the observatory.

Exact evening times will be distributed via e-mail before the event, but expect 6:30PM - 11PM to cover the full time (including the bus ride) on January 11.  The January 14 tour will last from 8pm to 10pm. Participants will be notified by e-mail. Remember to dress warmly.  Register on the web only. (See form below.)

Register below to add your name to the signup for a WAO IAP tour. For the January 11th tour, priority will be given to MIT students.  Priority will also be given to those who signed up for previous tours and were unable to attend. Thank you for your interest.

Please use this form to register for the IAP Wallace Tour.

Which tour do you wish to attend?
January 11 (bus)
January 14 (own transport)

Phone Number:
Email Address:

MIT Year:
Other (Please specify)

Total number of people you would like to attend (including yourself):

Have you previously attended a WAO tour; have you signed up for previous tours and not been able to attend; or can you provide your own transportation? (please explain):

Thank you for registering! You will receive e-mail confirming your registration as soon as it is processed.


Tour related contact: wao-iap-tour at mit dot edu
Web site-related contact: wallace-www at mit dot edu