Missouri S&T Observatory

Open to the public throughout the semester for visitors' nights, our observatory houses a 16-inch diameter telescope. The observatory is also used as a teaching resource for certain classes taught by our physics faculty.

1870 Miner Circle, Rolla, MO 65409

Upcoming Events

Public Viewing Night at the Missouri S&T Observatory - Wild Duck Cluster (M11)

The Wild Duck Cluster is an open cluster consisting of a few thousand stars!

10/25 7pm
Public Viewing Night at the Missouri S&T Observatory - Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

The Andromeda Galaxy is the closest major galaxy to the Milky-Way approximately 2.5 million light-years away!

11/8 8:30pm
Public Viewing Night at the Missouri S&T Observatory - Pegasus Cluster (M15)

The Pegasus Cluster is another cluster, but unlike The Wild Duck Cluster, it is a globular cluster! In which they differ in size, age, and location within...

11/22 8pm

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Corey Harrington
Corey Harrington left a positive review 8/23/2017

Need to have the 16in telescope next time and possibly relocated it in due time. Too much light in the current location. Still cool to see Saturn and fun to meet new people and I appreciate the staffs time.

Missouri S&T Observatory
Missouri S&T Observatory posted a photo 1/27/2016