SFA Observatory

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SFA Observatory
Organization Stephen F. Austin State University
Code 740  
Location Nacogdoches, Texas
Coordinates 31°45′36″N 94°39′40″W / 31.7599°N 94.6610°W / 31.7599; -94.6610Coordinates: 31°45′36″N 94°39′40″W / 31.7599°N 94.6610°W / 31.7599; -94.6610
Altitude 148 meters (486 ft)
Established 1976 (1976)
Website SFA Observatory
Telescopes
41" Telescope 1.04 m reflector
18" Telescope 0.46 m reflector
SFAVSA radio array

The SFA Observatory (SFA) is an astronomical observatory located 17 km (11 mi) north of Nacogdoches, Texas (USA). The observatory is owned and operated by Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU), and opened in 1976. It is used for undergraduate instruction and for graduate-level research.

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  1. ^ "41" Project". Stephen F. Austin State University Department of Physics and Astronomy. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  2. ^ "History of the 18" Telescope". Stephen F. Austin State University Department of Physics and Astronomy. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 
  3. ^ Wagers, Andrew James (2005). "Hydrogen 21-centimeter emission interferometry". p. 23. Bibcode:2005PhDT........23W. 

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