D. C. Wysor Observatory and Museum

Address
D. C. Wysor Observatory and Museum
600 Dunlap Road
Dublin, VA 24084
Region Blue Ridge Highlands
Locality Pulaski
Phone: (540) 643-0755
Website none

The D. C. Wysor Observatory and Museum, located on the grounds of Dublin Elementary School, is open every Friday evening year-round at 8:30pm and by appointments at 540-643-0755 for individuals and tour groups.

The Observatory has a state-of-the-art Meade 16" LX200 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with a data base of nearly 65,000 objects for viewing the solar system.  Images can be projected from the telescope to a viewing screen located on the first floor, enabling visitors to share the wonders of the sky without climbing the spiral staircase to the dome of the Observtory.

The Museum showcases a vast collection of rocks, minerals and fossils along with an extensive library.  Other displays include a large custom-built model of the solar system and frame astronomical photographs.




Last Updated: 7/5/2012 9:32 AM
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