McKim Observatory

McKim Observatory
McKim Observatory
Organization DePauw University
Location Greencastle, Indiana
Altitude 259.08 meters (850 feet)
Warner & Swasey-Alvan Clark & Sons Refracting Telescope 0.242-meter /9.53-inch
McKim Observatory, DePauw University
Front of the observatory
McKim Observatory is located in Indiana
Location: DePauw and Highbridge Aves., Greencastle, Indiana
Coordinates: 39°38′44″N 86°51′9″W / 39.64556°N 86.8525°W / 39.64556; -86.8525Coordinates: 39°38′44″N 86°51′9″W / 39.64556°N 86.8525°W / 39.64556; -86.8525
Area: less than one acre
Built: 1884
Architect: Marshall,Joseph
Governing body: Private
NRHP Reference#: 78000051[1]
Added to NRHP: December 22, 1978

McKim Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by DePauw University. Built in 1884, it is located in Greencastle, Indiana (USA).

See also

  • List of observatories


  1. "McKim Observatory Homepage". McKim Observatory. Retrieved December 14, 2005. 

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