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Contemplate the Cosmos

Tantalized by interstellar space, galaxies, suns and the planets? Look no further than the UW Theodor Jacobsen Observatory, where for the past 10 years the public has been invited to view and learn about the night sky. Viewings run spring through fall. Built in 1895 of sandstone left over from Denny Hall, the observatory is the second oldest building on campus. It is also listed on the State Register of Historical Buildings. If the sky is clear enough the dome will be opened so visitors can see celestial objects through the Observatory’s 120-year-old telescope. For more information go to
—Photo and Digital Imaging by Michael Moore–

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