Delaware DASEF MountJoy Observatory Smyrna
Posted by: 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
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
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!