People at the Police Activities League on Ridge Avenue will soon be able to get a closer look at the stars.

Set to debut June 11, Buddy’s Observatory will be home to an 8-foot ash dome and a 14-inch Celestron telescope. Unique to South Jersey, the observatory will be open year-round to the public, schools and organizations, PAL officials said. Another observatory, at Stockton University in Galloway Township, is accessible to the public for limited viewings. Read More from Press of Atlantic City.