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McKim Observatory

McKim Observatory, 1884. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

McKim Observatory June 2009

DePauw University's McKim Observatory is an excellent example of a well-equipped late 1800's observatory. The Observatory houses many of its original instruments, including a 9.53 inch Clark refracting telescope and a Fauth and Co. meridian transit telescope.  Located in a residential neighborhood approximately one kilometer from the main campus, McKim is currently used by: students enrolled in astronomy classes, independent student research projects, and the public during open houses. 

  Directions ~ mckim_map.pdf