Green Bank Observatory - Green Bank, West Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 38° 25.897 W 079° 49.087
17S E 603156 N 4254367
Quick Description: Located along Observatory Road starting in front of the Visitor Center.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2021 8:02:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM14QA4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
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Long Description:
The planets along with the sun are lined up along Observation drive, each station is marked with a flag, a post with the planet name and an information sign. The walk between each post is roughly 400 meters. No pass is required to visit the stations and it is suggested to do so on foot.
Address:
155 Observatory Road
Green Bank, West Virginia United States of America
24944


To-Scale by distance: yes

To-Scale by Size: yes

Is the model an Orrery?: no

Web Page: [Web Link]

Admission Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours: Not listed

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