Telescopes for undergraduate
student use at the Stull Observatory at Alfred University
(Click Image To Visit Stull Observatory)
The Alfred University Observatory, with its five principal telescopes of 9-
to 32-inch aperture, is ideally suited for use by undergraduate students,
whether they plan astronomy as an avocation or as a possible career.
telescope access is almost unprecedented among universities.
astronomy lab class at Alfred will have four or fewer students per
telescope. Individual use is provided to those with demonstrated skill and
Advanced courses average about six students per class.
telescopes are equipped with electronic imagers (CCDs) allowing ongoing
student and faculty research on minor planets, the Sun, variable stars and
active galactic nuclei.
Several of our students are now PhD candidates at
other institutions. In addition to formal education the Observatory conducts
The observatory schedule is available by phone at 607-871-2270.