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 Observatory Event

The public is invited to view the Moon at the Missouri University of Science and Technology Observatory. Come see the pock marked surface of our single...

9/27 8pm
Public Observatory Event

The public is invited to view star cluster M11 at the Missouri University of Science and Technology Observatory. View the Wild Duck Cluster, which is one of...

10/19 8pm
Public Observatory Event

The public is invited to view the Dumbbell Nebula at the Missouri University of Science and Technology Observatory. This nebula (also known as Apple Core...

10/24 8pm
Public Observatory Event

The public is invited to view a double star cluster at the Missouri University of Science and Technology Observatory. Come see the double cluster in Perseus....

11/16 8pm
Public Observatory Event

The public is invited to view the Pleiades at the Missouri University of Science and Technology Observatory. Come view the Pleiades, one of the brightest...

12/12 8pm

Recent Events

Recent Activity

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