Welcome to the Orchard Hill Observatory!
The observatory will NOT be open tonight. It is usually open Thursdays at 8pm. Please check back frequently. Email Emily for questions, or concerns.
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 03/07/14