The Orchard Hill Observatory is UMass Amherst's optical observatory. It is located on the highest point on the UMass campus and is home to a 16-inch Cassegrain telescope. It is used for public events and for holding open observatory nights. It is supported by members of the Five College Astronomy Club.
Open to the public. The community can choose to participate.
Program Start (and End Dates):
September 21, 2006
Five College Astronomy Department
67 Spring Street
Amherst, MA 01002United States
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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes:
College of Natural Sciences/Astronomy
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This Project Receives External Funding: