Mead Observatory

Mead Observatory
Mead Observatory
Organization Columbus State University
Location Columbus, Georgia
Altitude ±73 meters (240 feet)
Established 2001
Mead Observatory
Meade LX200 Schmidt-Cassegrain 0.4 meter[1]

Mead Observatory is operated by Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center at 701 Front Avenue, Columbus, Georgia. Established in 1996, the observatory has active night sky and solar study programs for students and the general public. The equipment can be controlled and monitored remotely by faculty and astronomers.[2] The observatory also offers mobile astronomy programs such as "Astronomy Nights" at Callaway Gardens, F. D. Roosevelt State Park, and Providence Canyon State Park.[3]


  1. ^ "Mead Observatory General Information". Retrieved October 16, 2007. 
  2. ^ Columbus State University. "CCSSC's Solar Observatory". Archived from the original on August 20, 2007. Retrieved October 16, 2007. 
  3. ^ Columbus State University. "Mead Observatory - Astronomy Nights". Archived from the original on August 20, 2007. Retrieved October 17, 2007. 

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