Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Technology

Observatory Lab

Location

Science Center room 203

Schedule

It is open generally for regular evening hours, but it does vary each semester.

Available Equipment

  • 9 Dell desktop computers with astronomical imaging software
  • Remote access to telescopes and CCD cameras, including 5 12" Meade LX200s, 1 18" Centurion, 6 SBIG ST8E cameras.

Policies

The Observatory is primarily used for astronomy courses, and the lab is dedicated to the Observatory's imaging capabilities. Evening office hours allow students a chance to practice imaging with some supervision from more experienced students.

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