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World class observatory right here

You are in a small town, but there is a big telescope on a beautiful, safe campus. If you are... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
wordgirl2013
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Oakland, California
Great experience

Visit during public viewing nights, if you aren't a student. The experience is amazing. Students... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2015
WandaT690
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Middletown, Connecticut, United States
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23 Feb 2018
“World class observatory right here”
9 Sep 2015
“Great experience”
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

You are in a small town, but there is a big telescope on a beautiful, safe campus. If you are interested in space or astronomy or just need something to do at night, give it a try.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Visit during public viewing nights, if you aren't a student. The experience is amazing. Students are the ones manning the telescopes, but often some astronomy professors join in, and Q&A sessions get real fun.

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 16 April 2015

Van Vleck Observatory is Wesleyan's University. If you're in Wesleyan, it's nice to just stop by. Looks very nice.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Maximilian G
Reviewed 22 March 2013

A wonderful site for public observatory sessions, as well as, some information on the observatory library throughout the year. Typically, sessions are held one Saturday a month from 8 - 10 p.m. in the winter season and 9 - 11 p.m. in the summer season....More

Date of experience: March 2013
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