Kennon Observatory

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Kennon Observatory
Kennon Observatory.jpg
OrganizationUniversity of Mississippi
LocationOxford, Mississippi (USA)
Coordinates34°21′51.3″N 89°32′11.2″W / 34.364250°N 89.536444°W / 34.364250; -89.536444Coordinates: 34°21′51.3″N 89°32′11.2″W / 34.364250°N 89.536444°W / 34.364250; -89.536444
Kennon Observatory is located in the United States
Kennon Observatory
Location of Kennon Observatory

Kennon Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the University of Mississippi. Built in 1939 and located on the university's campus in Oxford, Mississippi (USA), it was named after Dr. William Lee Kennon, a long-serving chair of the department of Physics and Astronomy.

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  1. "The Department of Physics and Astronomy Homepage". Buildings of Physics and Astronomy. Retrieved December 14, 2005.

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