Observatory

Dome under full moon

The Charles and Kathryn Heide Schoolyard Observatory at Hawthorn Hollow features a Meade LX200 – ACF 16″ telescope on an Alt-Az mount in an automated dome as well as two mounts for smaller telescopes outside the dome. The observatory hosts daytime and nighttime field trips & classes, scout merit badge workshops as well as star parties. Please send inquiries or requests for events to:

Upcoming Events

(Weather cancellations made the night before on Twitter & in the Facebook event).

  • All┬áprogramming on hold until Hawthorn Hollow reopens

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