Hobbs Observatory

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Hobbs Observatory
Organization University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
Location Beaver Creek Reserve, Fall Creek, WI
Coordinates
Altitude 285 meters (936 feet)
Website
www.beavercreekreserve.org
Telescopes
Unnamed Telescope 24 inch reflector

Hobbs Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire's Department of Physics and Astronomy and home to the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society. It is located in the Beaver Creek Reserve four miles north of Fall Creek, Wisconsin. It is named after the Hobbs Foundation, a local philanthropic organization which provided money for the initial construction in 1978 and the purchase of a Navy telescope.

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  1. "Hobbs Observatory Homepage". Hobbs Observatory. Archived from the original on September 6, 2005. Retrieved December 15, 2005. 

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