Frosty Drew Observatory

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Frosty Drew Observatory
Organization Frosty Drew Memorial Fund, Inc.
Location Charlestown, Rhode Island, US
Coordinates 41°22′02″N 71°39′49″W / 41.36722°N 71.66361°W / 41.36722; -71.66361
Weather See the Clear Sky Chart
Established 1988
Website Frosty Drew Observatory
Meade LX200 16" Schmidt Cassegrain
Homemade Newtonian 10" Newtonian Reflector on Dobsonian Mount
Frosty Drew Observatory is located in the US
Frosty Drew Observatory
Location of Frosty Drew Observatory

Frosty Drew Observatory is an educational astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Frosty Drew Memorial Fund. It is located in the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge in Charlestown, Rhode Island midway along the coast line between Westerly and Point Judith. It is named after Edwin "Frosty" Drew. The main instrument is a Meade LX200 16" Schmidt Cassegrain telescope which was installed in July, 1999. The current Director of the observatory and nature center is Scott MacNeill.[1]


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