University of New Hampshire Observatory

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University of New Hampshire Observatory
Organization University of New Hampshire
Location Durham, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°08′47″N 70°56′38″W / 43.1465°N 70.9438°W / 43.1465; -70.9438Coordinates: 43°08′47″N 70°56′38″W / 43.1465°N 70.9438°W / 43.1465; -70.9438
Altitude 31 meters (102 ft)
Established 1984 (1984)
Website physics.unh.edu/observatory
Telescopes
unnamed telescope 0.35 m reflector

University of New Hampshire Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the University of New Hampshire. It is located in Durham, New Hampshire (USA) near the old Durham Reservoir. The main telescope is a 0.35 m (14 in) Schmidt–Cassegrain reflecting telescope donated to the observatory in 1984. It is used only for educational purposes.[1]

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  1. ^ "Observatory FAQs | Physics". University of New Hampshire Physics. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 

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