Antique telescope to find home at miSci


miSci archivist, Josh Hauck, with parts in storage of the Pruyn Brashear Telescope. Hauck holds the clock drive regulator to the telescope. Pictured at the right is the trunk of the telescope. Photograph by: Marc Schultz

On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara presented the Dudley Observatory with a $20,000 grant to help kickstart our project to build a new observatory! Detailed plans for the new observatory are still in the works, but Dudley Observatory and miSci plan to construct a building to house the 1893 Pruyn telescope, and have the telescope up and running for public viewing in the near future. A capital campaign to raise money for the project would likely begin sometime early in 2016. Check back often for updates on the project!

Read The Daily Gazette Article here.

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