Welcome to the Orchard Hill Observatory!
The observatory will be closed until the fall. It usually opens at 8pm on Thursdays when the skies are clear. Email Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns. Have a good summer!
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.
The observatory is used for public events and for holding open observatory nights.
Time Lapse at Observatory by Sean McElwee
Directions to the Observatory
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This site was last updated on 05/07/14