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Northern Arizona University campus observatory
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Flag_Mtn_Hkrs
N 35° 11.049 W 111° 39.202
12S E 440512 N 3893660
Quick Description: Observatory on NAU Campus
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 12/27/2005 3:27:58 PM
Waymark Code: WM5A8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member az_pistolero
Views: 47

Long Description:
This observatory is on the NAU campus in Flagstaff. I have taken my own family there on a Friday night to view the heavens above. A nice little place to take the family. There is a plaque inside explaining how the astronauts used this telescope to view possible landing places on the moon.
Observatory Purpose: Research

Optical / Infrared Telescopes?: Yes

Radio Telescopes?: No

Solar Telescopes?: No

Open to the Public?: Yes

Is this a Club Observatory?: Yes

Public Viewing Allowed?: Yes

Active Observatory?: Active

Number of Telescopes or Antennas: 1

Site URL: [Web Link]

Altitude (meters): 6943

Year Dedicated or Opened: 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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