Sheep Hill Observatory - Boonton, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
N 40° 55.147 W 074° 24.373
18T E 549998 N 4529948
Quick Description: The Sheep Hill Observatory is operated by the Sheep Hill Astronomical Association and is in Boonton, NJ
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 2/11/2008 4:47:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM358T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member snaik
Views: 74

Long Description:
The Sheep Hill Observatory is in Boonton NJ at the end of Ross Drive. It features a 16-foot dome housing a 16-inch Newtonian equatorially mounted telescope.
Observatory Purpose: Private

Optical / Infrared Telescopes?: Yes

Radio Telescopes?: No

Open to the Public?: No

Is this a Club Observatory?: Yes

Public Viewing Allowed?: No

Active Observatory?: Active

Number of Telescopes or Antennas: 1

Site URL: [Web Link]

Altitude (meters): 274

Solar Telescopes?: Not listed

Year Dedicated or Opened: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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