Keeble Observatory -- Public Stargazing

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Randolph-Macon College
Copley Science Center, 304 Caroline Street
Ashland, VA 23005
Region Central Virginia
Locality Hanover
Phone: (804) 752-7200
Professor George Spagna: (804) 752-7344
Phone: (804) 752-3712
Email gspagna@rmc.edu
Website www.rmc.edu/directory/academics/phys/keeble/index.asp

The Keeble Observatory is a teaching laboratory of the Physics Department of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. Its facilities are used by students in the College's astronomy courses and by advanced physics students. The Observatory is also used for student and faculty research projects. It is located on the College campus, which is approximately 15 miles north of Richmond, Virginia.

Public viewing sessions at the Keeble Observatory are normally held weekly (as weather conditions allow) during the academic year. We are open on Wednesday evenings, 7:30 - 10:00 pm - September through May, as weather and viewing conditions permit. The decision to open or not is made by student assistants just prior to the scheduled time. For details, call the Keeble Information line or contact Prof. George Spagna.




Last Updated: 11/4/2010 10:00 AM
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