Kennon Observatory

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Kennon Observatory
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Organization University of Mississippi
Location Oxford, Mississippi (USA)
Coordinates 34°21′51.3″N 89°32′11.2″W / 34.364250°N 89.536444°W / 34.364250; -89.536444Coordinates: 34°21′51.3″N 89°32′11.2″W / 34.364250°N 89.536444°W / 34.364250; -89.536444
Established 1939
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Kennon Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the University of Mississippi. Built in 1939 and located on the university's campus in Oxford, Mississippi (USA), it was named after Dr. William Lee Kennon, a long-serving chair of the department of Physics and Astronomy.

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  1. "The Department of Physics and Astronomy Homepage". Buildings of Physics and Astronomy. Retrieved December 14, 2005. 

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