Hutton-Westfold Observatory

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Hutton-Westfold Observatory is an observatory for Monash University and is located at on the roof of Building 19 of the Clayton Campus. It opened to the public on 23 March 2009. The name Hutton-Westfold is derived from the names of Don Hutton and Kevin Westfold who contributed to the field of astronomy as well as the education of students at Monash.[1] The observatory houses a 27.5 cm aperture Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope, which has a field of view of approximately 7'×5' (7 arcminutes by 5 arcminutes).


Coordinates: 37°54′38″S 145°7′53″E / 37.91056°S 145.13139°E / -37.91056; 145.13139