Check out our calendar for Open Observatory Nights, lectures, meetings and more.

Upcoming presentations in the Observatory Lecture Series.

We encourage you to come to the observatory to meet our speakers either in-person or virtually on our high-resolution, conference screen and join in our always lively Q&A after presentations. Later, if the weather cooperates, we offer tours and viewing opportunities. Click on an image for more info. You can view past lectures in our video library.

View images in our Galleries.

Lots to see and do at the Martz-Kohl Observatory


The Martz-Kohl Observatory is run by the Marshal Martz Memorial Astronomical Association Inc. a not-for-profit voluntary group of people interested in astronomy. The observatory is located in Frewsburg, New York in Chautauqua County, not far from Jamestown and Chautauqua Lake.