Three College Observatory
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Three College Observatory near Snow Camp, NC
|Organization||UNCG, N.C. A&T, GC|
|Location||near Graham, North Carolina|
|Altitude||183 meters (600 ft)|
|Website||Three College Observatory|
Three College Observatory (TCO) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T), and Guilford College (GC). Built in 1979, it is located 10 kilometers (6 mi) south of Graham, North Carolina (USA), in the Cane Creek Mountains. The observatory's primary instrument is a 32 in (81 cm) Ritchey-Chrétien reflecting telescope attached to an equatorial mount. It was built by Sigma Research and installed at TCO in 1981. TCO is used by UNCG for instruction and outreach.
- Department of Physics and Astronomy at UNCG
- Three College Observatory Clear Sky Chart Forecasts of observing conditions.
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