Mount Bigelow (Arizona)

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Mount Bigelow
Mount Bigelow is located in Arizona
Mount Bigelow
Mount Bigelow
Location of Mount Bigelow in Arizona
Elevation 8552 NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 780 ft (238 m)[2]
Location
Location Pima County, Arizona, U.S.
Range Santa Catalina Mountains
Coordinates 32°24′56″N 110°42′52″W / 32.415475536°N 110.714400919°W / 32.415475536; -110.714400919Coordinates: 32°24′56″N 110°42′52″W / 32.415475536°N 110.714400919°W / 32.415475536; -110.714400919[1]
Topo map USGS Mount Bigelow

Mount Bigelow is a mountain in the Santa Catalina Mountains of Arizona, USA. It is home to the astronomical observing facility Catalina Station which operates a 61" Kuiper Telescope owned by the Steward Observatory of the University of Arizona.[3] It is one of the telescopes used by students at Astronomy Camp.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bigelow". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  2. ^ "Mount Bigelow, Arizona". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  3. ^ "Steward Observatory Kuiper Telescope". Retrieved 2012-04-20. 
  4. ^ "Camp Facilities and Telescopes". Astronomy Camp. Retrieved 2012-04-20. 

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