Keeble Observatory

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Keeble Observatory
Organization Randolph-Macon College
Location Ashland, Virginia (USA)
Coordinates 37°45′44.6″N 77°28′31.4″W / 37.762389°N 77.475389°W / 37.762389; -77.475389Coordinates: 37°45′44.6″N 77°28′31.4″W / 37.762389°N 77.475389°W / 37.762389; -77.475389
Established 1963
Website [1]
unnamed 12" Cassegrain

Keeble Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Randolph-Macon College. It is located in Ashland, Virginia (USA), named for Dr. William Houston Keeble, distinguished Professor of Physics at Randolph-Macon College from 1919 until his retirement in 1952. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the American Physical Society, the American Association of Physics Teachers, the American Astronomical Society, and was a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


  1. "Keeble Observatory Homepage". Physics Department at R-MC. Retrieved December 15, 2005. 

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