Delaware DASEF MountJoy Observatory Smyrna
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member barbybig
N 39° 16.658 W 075° 34.808
18S E 449962 N 4347746
Quick Description: The Observatory is located in Smyrna, Delaware off Route 1 and Route 13 in Smyrna, Delaware. It is open to the public by a appointment.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 5/8/2008 1:34:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM3R1R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member az_pistolero
Views: 43

Long Description:
The DASEF Education program offers Astrobits, Courses for Teachers
DASEF Partnerships, Delaware Aerospace Center, Delaware Aerospace Standards, Elementary Aviation, Kennedy Space Center Conference, Launching a Dream, Rockets for Delaware, Space Science Symposium.

The observatory is part of the environmental outpost facility. It was built to inspire and educate the people of the Delaware Valley in learning about the Earth's environment, space science, mathematics and technology through the use of academies, presentations, symposiums, professional development, events and activities and the resources of the Innovation Technology Exploration Center (ITEC).
Observatory Purpose: Private

Optical / Infrared Telescopes?: Yes

Radio Telescopes?: No

Open to the Public?: Yes

Is this a Club Observatory?: No

Public Viewing Allowed?: Yes

Active Observatory?: Active

Number of Telescopes or Antennas: 1

Site URL: [Web Link]

Solar Telescopes?: Not listed

Year Dedicated or Opened: Not Listed

Altitude (meters): Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
Note the time of day of your visit, and your own photo of your favorite part of the observatory. This might be the view from the observatory, picture of your favorite building or favorite exhibit. (Be mindful of flash photography rules!)

If you participated in an observing session, let everyone know what you saw!

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