Glen D. Riley Observatory

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Glen D. Riley Observatory
Glen D. Riley and DuPage Valley Observatories
Glen D. Riley and DuPage Valley Observatories
Organization Naperville Astronomical Association
Location Naperville, Illinois, US
Coordinates 41°42′03″N 88°09′32″W / 41.7007°N 88.1588°W / 41.7007; -88.1588
Altitude 197 meters (647 feet)
Website stargazing.net/naa/gdro.htm
Telescopes
"Abrahamian/Carhart" Telescope 16 inch reflector
Glen D. Riley Observatory is located in the US
Glen D. Riley Observatory
Location of Glen D. Riley Observatory

Glen D. Riley Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Naperville Astronomical Association. It was founded 1973 and located in Naperville, Illinois (US). Partnered with the DuPage Valley Observatory, which is equipped with a custom 12.5" astrograph for video imaging; together, they make up the association's "Astronomy Education Center". The facility is used both by the organization's members and for extensive public outreach; see their website for information on scheduled public programs and for setting up observing sessions for youth groups.

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