Oakley Observatory - Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech. - Terre Haute, IN
Posted by: vhasler
N 39° 29.029 W 087° 18.984
16S E 472789 N 4370516
Quick Description: Oakley Observatory at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology provides a hands-on educational experience for the students and local community.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/23/2009 6:41:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM5X7W
Replacing an older facility, the Oakley Observatory was dedicated in April 2000. It houses many instruments used to examine the heavens in order to educate engineers and scientists. The Rose-Hulman Astronomical Society is the active club for the facility.
Public events for 2009
3/27-28 Messier Marathon
4/2-5 100 Hours of Astronomy
5/1 Mom's Day Star Party 9:30-11:30 p.m.
9/18-19 Public Star Party
10/9-10 Public Star Party
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!