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Astronomical Observatory

Wheaton observatory Planewave telescope

Opening Hours

The observatory is closed until further notice because of the Corona virus outbreak. All scheduled tours are cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. Thank you for your understanding. For questions, please contact the observatory coordinator Dr. Arend J. Poelarends, an e-mail aj.poelarends@wheaton.edu.


The observatory is located in the Meyer Science Center, on the corner of University Place and Howard Street. Parking is available across the street from the building at the corner of Howard Street and College Avenue. Access to the observatory is from the 4th floor of the science building.

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Coordinates: 41.8661°N, 88.1069°W

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