Super Moon October 2016

Paul Morgan Observatory

The Paul Morgan Observatory (PMO) is designed to provide onsite and online viewings of the sun and  night sky. The GS107 2018 class lab exercises will include use of the observatory during the summer of 2018. The observatory will also serve to provide outreach to schools via the Internet and onsite tours starting spring 2017. Public days and nights at PMO will start once a month as the weather improves Spring 2018. Watch for announcements.

Photograph above: Frost Super Moon November 13, 2016 at 5:05 p.m. from PMO

Planned PMO events Spring 2018--Weather permitting

April 21 7:30 p.m.  Global Star Party  April 22  1 p.m. Safe Sun Observing Global sun watch

Observatory Announcements

May 17, 2018, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Solar System Walk at UCC

Get your "Solar System Passport" and explore the solar system and the Kepler 90 system on the UCC campus. Learn more.

Visit the Observatory

School visits to the observatory, either online or on site will now be available as weather permits.  Please email the observatory to arrange a visit for either day (solar) or night time observing. Schools that want to visit online should email for arrangements and a special link for either daytime (solar) or night time (night sky) observing.

[The observatory is located near the Tower Building at UCC. Limited parking is available around the Tower Building. However, there is more parking down the hill from the observatory in front of the Technology Center. For more information, see map.

The observatory is handicap accessible and is designed for wheelchair viewing of the TV monitors. Images are seen in real-time in color on large screen TV monitors allowing for group presentations. Simultaneously, the presentations with images can be broadcast online.


Paul Morgan - Contact
Assistant Professor, Science - Astronomy