AU Press Releases

Stull Observatory open to the public Friday evenings this fall

The Stull Observatory at Alfred University is open to the public, free of charge, from 9-11 p.m. on clear Friday evenings (with the exception of Nov. 26, the Friday after Thanksgiving), September through November 2010.

Dr. David Toot, professor of physics and director of the Stull Observatory said, “If the evenings are clear, visitors will be able to view the moon, planets, clusters, and more astral bodies through one of the eight telescopes at the Observatory.”

Reservations are not required, however larger groups are asked to call 607.871.2208 between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. weekdays to coordinate the timing for visits.

The Stull Observatory is located on the southeast corner of the AU campus. For more information go to