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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, on the National Register of Historic Places, 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 circle 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. 

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