Observatory

DESCRIPTION:

The primary telescope of the UCA Observatory is a Meade 14-inch aperture LX200R GPS telescope.  The observatory is used for faculty and student research projects and public observing nights.

 

LOCATION:

UCA Campus,  Lewis Science Center (stairs located in front lobby).

Longitude= 92 degrees 27 minutes West  Latitude= 35 degrees 5 minutes North

 

PUBLIC NIGHTS

The observatory is open to the public the third Wednesday night of the month (if the sky is clear) for a couple of hours after dark.

 

SPRING 2014 Schedule:

January 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

February 19, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

March 19, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

April 16, 9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Stairs to the observatory are located in the front lobby of Lewis Science Center.