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Welcome to the UMBC Observatory!

 

Facility

A core group of faculty, staff, and interested students work to maintain the facility and administer its mission. Learn about them as well as the facility they work to maintain by exploring the “Facility” tab.

Mission

The current mission of the group is presented under the “Mission” tab.

As a short summary …

First, to leverage the facility to design and execute research projects relating to astronomy. Second, to develop and deliver outreach events to the campus and broader community. Third, to build and maintain a strong relationship with the UMBC Astronomy Club.

 

Projects

You can explore our various projects (research and otherwise) under the “Projects” tab.

Public Events

A short listing of out upcoming events are listed under the “Public Events” section to the left. For more information, see the Upcoming Events page under the “Public Events” tab.

See this link for a PNG flyer for all planned 2022-2023 Open House events. Additional events may occur depending on the Universe!

UMBC Astronomy Club

You can explore the UMBC Astronomy Club officer lineup and scheduled meetings under Astronomy Club.

 


If you’d like to suggest an event or have any questions or comments, please send us an email at observatory@umbc.edu.