The primary telescope of the UCA Observatory is a Meade 14-inch aperture LX200R GPS telescope.  The observatory is used for faculty and student research projects and public observing nights.


UCA Campus,  Lewis Science Center (stairs located in front lobby).

Longitude= 92 degrees 27 minutes West  Latitude= 35 degrees 5 minutes North


The observatory is open to the public the third Wednesday night of the month (if the sky is clear) for a couple of hours after dark.

Spring 2017 Schedule:

Wednesday January 18 @ 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Wednesday February 15 @ 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Wednesday March 15 @ 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Wednesday April 19 @ 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

UCA Public Astronomy Facebook Group