Hawley Observatory


The Lenore and Walter Hawley Observatory, dedicated in 2002, is situated on the School’s former golf course. Pictured from the far right to left are Observatory 1, a green building housing the control and maintenance shops as well as a collection of portable Dobsonian telescopes used in introductory astronomy courses, and four domed observatories. They are Observatory 2 (1985), Observatory 3 (1989), The Lowell Swift Reeve Observatory donated by the Reeve family in memory of Lowell Swift Reeve ’69, and Observatory 5 (2004) which houses the St. Paul’s School Alumni 0.7-meter telescope. Not pictured above is the Chart House, in which there is a modern classroom, library, and image processing laboratory.

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Cohen, Brendan. "Hawley Observatory." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 13 July 2024.