To inform and inspire the public and college community about the foundations and frontiers of modern astronomy. To spark and sustain public interest in astronomy and science. To enhance Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and encourage the next generation of STEM students. To provide educational opportunities and resources for the public, college community, educators, and students of all ages.
In order to accomplish this mission, The Montgomery College Observatory will provide innovative engaging educational experiences including:
- Public astronomical viewing with our campus observatory
- Classes and workshops for the college and local community
- Observatory tours, displays, and presentations