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Allegheny Observatory Attraction Details
Allegheny Observatory
http://www.pitt.edu/~aobsvtry/
Although it's an important research tool for the University of Pittsburgh, the Allegheny Observatory is available for public tours by appointment between April and October. An open house is held once a year. On clear nights, visitors are shown the celestial objects within range of the telescope.

Address:
Observatory Station
Pittsburgh, PA 15214

Phone: 412-321-2400

Handicap Access? N




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Lectures & Seminars Nearby
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