Hobbs Observatory

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Hobbs Observatory
OrganizationUniversity of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
Observatory code750 Edit this on Wikidata
LocationBeaver Creek Reserve, Fall Creek, WI
Coordinates44°48′57″N 91°16′18″W / 44.81583°N 91.27167°W / 44.81583; -91.27167
Altitude285 meters (936 feet)
Unnamed Telescope24 inch reflector
Hobbs Observatory is located in the United States
Hobbs Observatory
Location of Hobbs Observatory

Hobbs Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire's Department of Physics and Astronomy and home to the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society. It is located in the Beaver Creek Reserve four miles North of Fall Creek, Wisconsin, it is named after the Hobbs Foundation, a local philanthropic organization which provided money for the initial construction in 1978 and the purchase of a Navy telescope.

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  1. "Hobbs Observatory Homepage". Retrieved September 13, 2016.

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