Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory

Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory


Brentwood, Tennessee (TN), US
The Dyer Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Vanderbilt University. Built in 1953, it is located in Brentwood, Tennessee, and is the only university facility not located on the main campus in Nashville. The observatory is named after Arthur J. Dyer, who paid for the observatory's 24-foot-wide dome, and houses a 24-inch reflecting telescope named for astronomer Carl Seyfert. Today, the observatory primarily serves as a teaching tool; its mission is to interest children in the fields of science and engineering.
The Dyer Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Vanderbilt University. Built in 1953, it is located in Brentwood, Tennessee, and is the only university facility not located on the main campus in Nashville. The observatory is named after Arthur J. Dyer, who paid for the observatory's 24-foot-wide dome, and houses a 24-inch reflecting telescope named for astronomer Carl Seyfert. Today, the observatory primarily serves as a teaching tool; its mission is to interest children in the fields of science and engineering.
View in Google Earth Scientific - Astronomy
Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: kjfitz

Advertisement

Comments

Policies
Please enable images and enter code to post
Reload

Advertisement