Observatory

The Schelter Telescope at Morrisville State College is a 12.5 inch handmade Newtonian Telescope. The telescope is close to 100 years old, and underwent refurbishment and restoration in 2006 to put it back in working order.

The telescope is housed in the Morrisville State College Observatory, located just off the east side of campus.

Schelter Telescope
The Schelter Telescope after undergoing a full restoration to working order in 2006.
Schelter Telescope Eyepiece
The Schelter Telescope eyepiece, created from scratch by Jerome Caretti in 2006. The new eyepiece matches the time period of the telescope.

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