Park Observatory

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Title

Park Observatory

Subject

Observatory
EKU Building

Description

The Smith Park Observatory is named in honor of a Madison County native, first Chair of the Department of Physics and longtime Chair of the Department of Mathematics. He served Eastern from 1923 until his retirement in 1967. The observatory was acquired from the University of Kentucky by Dr. Smith Park in 1964.

Date

Created: 1964

Format

600 (Assignable Sq. Ft)

Type

Physical Object

Identifier

Coverage

"Eastern Kentucky University,
Richmond, KY,
Madison County, KY,
USA
37.736883,-84.297382"

Original Cost

$30,000.00

Named After

Smith Park - Math and Physics Professor

Geolocation

Tags

Citation

“Park Observatory ,” Discover EKU, accessed December 16, 2017, http://discovereku.omeka.net/items/show/846.