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, owned and operated by the Society, is located on the grounds of Camp Rotary (within
Wolcott Mill Metropark
20505 29 Mile Rd
(1.8 miles east of Romeo Plank Rd)
Ray, MI 48096
82° 55'04" West Longitude, 42° 45'29" North Latitude
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Stargate features a 12.5-inch f/17 club-built Cassegrain telescope under a steel dome. The club also owns a 22" Dob, plus many loaner scopes for members to use. The observatory is open to all club members in accordance to the
Stargate Observatory Rules
published in the member handbook. Those wishing to use the observatory must call the 2nd VP by 7:00 pm on the evening of the session.
Members: want to use the observatory when no event is scheduled?
Email or call the Stargate management team:
email the officers
. We'll try our best to provide access for you.
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