Angell Hall Observatory

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Angell Hall Observatory
Angell Hall at Night, University of Michigan, 435 S. State St., Ann Arbor - panoramio.jpg
Organization University of Michigan Edit this on Wikidata
Observatory code 767 Edit this on Wikidata
Location Ann Arbor, Michigan
Coordinates 42°16′36″N 83°44′24″W / 42.2767°N 83.7399°W / 42.2767; -83.7399Coordinates: 42°16′36″N 83°44′24″W / 42.2767°N 83.7399°W / 42.2767; -83.7399
Established 1927 Edit this on Wikidata
Website lsa.umich.edu/astro Edit this at Wikidata
Angell Hall Observatory is located in the US
Angell Hall Observatory
Location of Angell Hall Observatory

Angell Hall Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by University of Michigan. It is located on the UM Central Campus on top of Angell Hall in Ann Arbor, Michigan (US). It has a computer-controlled 0.4-m Cassegrain telescope in its single dome, and a small radio telescope on the roof. In the past has housed a large, clock-driven refracting telescope and a reflecting telescope in side-by-side domes. The current telescope was manufactured by DFM Engineering and installed in December 1994.

Other observatories that UM has operated include the Detroit Observatory (1854), the Lamont-Hussey Observatory (South Africa, 1928), the McMath-Hulbert Observatory (Lake Angelus, Michigan, 1930), and the Peach Mountain Observatory (Dexter, Michigan 1958).

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