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Veen James C Observatory

3308 Kissing Rock Ave Lowell MI 49331
(616) 897-7065
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If you are an avid star gazer and wanted a closer look of the celestial skies, then this place is for you. Owned and run by the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association (GRAAA), the James C. Veen Observatory was built in the 1960s and has been in function since 1970. Consisting of two Ash Domes and three telescopes, the observatory also features a huge library, meeting room and an...

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There are so few places in West Michigan where you can experience clear, dark skies and the wonders of the universe. The non profit Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association run this...

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James C Veen Observatory was founded in 2001, and is located at 3308 Kissing Rock Ave in Lowell. Additional information is available at or by contacting James C Veen at (616) 897-7065.

Established in 1960, James C. Veen Observatory is owned and operated by the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association. The building consists of two domes. Its west dome has more than 16-inch Schmidt cassegrain and a daystar hydrogen-alpha filter. James C. Veen Observatory s east dome also has more than14-inch Schmidt cassegrain and more than three telescopes. Additionally, the observatory...

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