Observatory

Student using a telescope in the observatory
Outside view of the observatory and sign for the observatory

The Observatory, run by the Department of Physics and Astronomy, is located at College Camp. Public observing opportunities occur throughout the year and are advertised through the Department. Don't forget that all viewings are subject to the weather.

Each observing night will be preceded by a public planetarium show at 7:00 p.m. where the constellations, stars, and planets of the evening will be introduced, along with a short movie. Please bear in mind that due to the frequent cloudy or inclement weather in upstate New York, many observing nights will inevitably be canceled.

OAS Offices

Red Dragon Outfitters
108 Ravine Parkway 
Oneonta , NY 13820
Tel. (607) 436-3352 
Fax (607) 436-3642 
oas@oneonta.edu