Latitude: 39o 25' 59.16" N    Longitude: 77o 48' 14.40" W    Elevation: 128.6 meters (422 feet)

E-mail Address: astronomy@shepherd.edu    Observatory Director: Dr. Jason Best
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SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY OBSERVATORY ACCEPTS EXTENSIVE BOOK COLLECTION.

DR. JASON BEST AND THE SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY OBSERVATORY FEATURED ON THE COVER
OF THE NEURON: WEST VIRGINIA JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH
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The Shepherd University Observatory features a 14-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope (equipped with a CCD camera and spectrograph) housed in a 15-ft diameter dome. The Observatory provides opportunities for coursework use, undergraduate research, and public outreach. The Observatory is located on the roof of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies.