Observatory

DESCRIPTION:

The primary telescope of the UCA Observatory is a Meade 14-inch aperture LX200 telescope on a Paramount MX+ mount.
The observatory is used for faculty and student research projects and public observing nights.

LOCATION:

UCA Campus,  Lewis Science Center; Observatory entrance is in the front lobby.

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

 

PUBLIC NIGHTS

Come see the stars! The Public is invited to come view the night sky through the Meade 14-inch aperture LX200R telescope.  Stairs to the observatory are located in the front lobby of the Lewis Science Center.
**Observatory nights require clear nights**

Spring 2024 Schedule:

*January 23, 6:00pm-8:00pm (Canceled due to weather)
*February 20, 6:30pm-8:30pm (Succssful)
*March 26, 8:00pm-10:00pm (Successful)
*April 23, 8:30pm-10:30pm
Past Events:
 2023 October 14 Partial Solar Eclipse:   20231014Eclipse