Diablo Valley College Observatory - Pleasant Hill, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 58.068 W 122° 04.464
10S E 581301 N 4202646
Quick Description: An observatory at the Diablo Valley College.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/7/2018 6:55:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMXFWX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member snaik
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Long Description:
"Opened in 1975, the observatory is equipped with telescopes
for students studying astronomy. Located in the Science
Center, the observatory facilities are open for night observation several times each semester." (visit link)
Observatory Purpose: Research

Optical / Infrared Telescopes?: No

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]

Year Dedicated or Opened: 1975

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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