Holcomb Observatory at Butler University

Active observatory and planetarium

Just blocks from the White River, Butler University (go Dawgs!) is home to several cultural and entertainment venues. Holcomb Observatory is one of the largest public observatories in the world, housing a 38-inch Cassegrain reflector and a fully digital, immersive fulldome planetarium.

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