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Bradley Observatory

The Bradley Observatory (84 17 38.98 W, 33 45 54.84 N) is an astronomical teaching and research facility located on the campus of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. The Observatory, named in honor of William C. and Sarah Hall Bradley, contains the 70-seat Delafield Planetarium and a 100-seat capacity lecture hall.

The building also contains a library/seminar room, three faculty offices, a darkroom, a student computer lab, and an observing plaza for astronomical viewing. The large dome atop the Observatory houses the 30-inch Lewis H. Beck telescope.

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Contact Us

We welcome your questions. Please email Observatory Director Chris De Pree at cdepree@agnesscott.edu.

To schedule a field trip to the Bradley Observatory during the academic year (September to May), please email observatory@agnesscott.edu.

Melissa Nysewander
Melissa Nysewander '98
Astrophysics, mathematics; minor: music
Now: Environmental scientist
 

my liberal arts science classes at ASC focused on performing real research, problem-solving and analysis

 
 
 

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