Strawbridge Observatory & Public Observing

Date: 
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Location: 
Haverford College The Strawbridge Observatory is located on Walton Road, just off College Avenue between Haverford Road and Lancaster Ave.
Haverford, PA
United States

The Strawbridge Observatory at Haverford College houses 12-inch and 16-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes which are actively used by students in Haverford astronomy classes. The telescopes are also periodically made available for public use with teaching assistants and/or professors present to provide assistance and background information about what is being viewed.

Weather

Note The telescopes are only used when it is clear, and the domes are not opened when it is cloudy.

If the weather is in doubt, your best option is to email [email protected] and ask whether observing will take place.

Public Observing Schedule & Directions

These events include observing though one or more of our telescopes (weather permitting), activities for children, and a student-led talk on a topic in astronomy.

Friday, February 28, 2020

  6:45–8:45 p.m. This event takes place rain or shine.

Friday, March 20, 2020

  7:45–9:45 p.m. This event takes place rain or shine.

Friday, April 17, 2020

  8:30–10:30 p.m. This event takes place rain or shine.

Categories
Topic: 
Air/Space