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.
UCA Campus, Lewis Science Center; Observatory entrance is in the front lobby
Longitude= 92 degrees 27 minutes West Latitude= 35 degrees 5 minutes North
The observatory is open to the public the third Wednesday night of the month (if the sky is clear) from September through April for a couple of hours after dark. A few additional Wednesday nights have been added for Spring 2016.
Spring 2016 Schedule:
January 20, 6-8:00 PM
February 17, 7-9:00 PM
March 2, 7:30-9:30 PM
March 16, 8-10:00 PM
April 6, 8:30-10:30 PM
April 20, 9-11:00 PM