Barton-Brown Observatory (BBO)

at the Waterville Public Library (WPL)

206 White Street, Waterville, NY 13480

The observatory roof rolls to the left over supports exposing a 20' by 20' open air observing area that houses two permanently mounted telescopes with room for additional portable ones. Enclosed is a 10' by 14' warm room equipped with an internet connected computer capable of controlling the telescopes remotely from the warm room for astroimaging, desk, sofa, heater, library references, maps, and other amenities.

16" Seif Telescope: a Meade LX-200 Schmidt-Cassegrain

12" Astro-Tech Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph Telescope

4" Dulak Telescope: a Lunt H-alpha Solar Telescope

Dedication of the Barton-Brown Observatory (BBO)

Construction of the BBO

History of the BBO

Usage of the BBO

  Our partner: Waterville Public Library