Hobbs Observatory, with its twin domes, is located in the Beaver Creek Reserve near Fall Creek Wisconsin.
The west dome features a computer controlled 24 inch Newtonian reflector telescope, the east dome houses a Meade LX200 14 inch Schmidt Cassegrain telescope.
The building also houses the Robert Elliott Classroom, an office, and a small library.
The observatory is used by CVAS members, Beaver Creek Reserve, and the Physics and Astronomy Department of the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.
- West dome coordinates: 44 degrees 48′ 56.84″ N 91 degrees, 16′ 18.76″ W
- East dome coordinates: 44 degrees 48′ 56.88″ N 91 degrees 16′ 17.98″ W
- Elevation: 936 feet
- Local time: UT -6 hours 5 minutes 5.125 seconds
Google Maps link to to the observatory is available HERE.
Historical images of the construction of the observatory are available HERE.