Bishop's University Astronomical Observatory - Sherbrooke, Qc, CANADA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mcmeunier
N 45° 21.974 W 071° 50.876
19T E 276974 N 5027581
Quick Description: L'observatoire est situé sur le toit de l’édifice Nicolls de l’Université Bishop’s à Lennoxville. The observatory is located on the roof of the Nicolls building at Bishop’s University in the Lennoxville.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 1/2/2020 1:34:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM11X5D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member admuk
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Long Description:
L'observatoire comprend un téléscope PlaneWave CDK17" (f/6.8) installé sur une monture équatorial allemande qui sera utilisé par les étudiants des programmes de baccalauréat et de maîtrise pour leurs études et recherche. L’observatoire sera également ourvert au public pour des soirées d’astronomie.

The observatory includes a PlaneWave CDK17 "telescope (f / 6.8) installed on a German equatorial mount which will be used by students of the baccalaureate and master's programs for their studies and research. The observatory will also be open to the public for evenings astronomy.
Observatory Purpose: Research

Optical / Infrared Telescopes?: Yes

Radio Telescopes?: No

Solar 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: 3 to 5

Site URL: [Web Link]

Year Dedicated or Opened: 2006

Altitude (meters): Not Listed

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