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There WILL be an Open House at the Anderson Observatory tonight (10 Oct.) starting at 8:30 PM.

The gate will not be locked. Please remember to close the gate behind you when you drive up.

You may park your car at the top of the hill by the Observatory.


Congratulations to our new Vice President Bhumanyu Singh and our new Secretary Maedini Jayaprakash! If you have missed today and you would still wish to become a member, please contact either Anna Moon or Steven Tom (our Treasurer and Webmaster respectively. Info can be found in the About ACVT section). We will be accepting payment until the end of the week. We will need your shirt size, amount payed, as well as your email address. Thank you!

Upcoming Events


Nicholas R. Anderson Observatory

Prices Fork Observatory The Anderson Observatory is a Virginia Tech owned facility that is open to the public during weekly Open Houses. The Astronomy Club also makes trips to the observatory after each meeting, weather permitting. Check the Anderson Observatory page for more information.

Anderson Observatory Clear Sky Chart

Astronomy Picture of the Day