Oakley Observatory - Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech. - Terre Haute, IN
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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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member az_pistolero
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Long Description:
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

Observatory Purpose: Research

Optical / Infrared Telescopes?: Yes

Radio 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: 6 to 10

Site URL: [Web Link]

Year Dedicated or Opened: 2000

Solar Telescopes?: 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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