Laws Observatory, located on top of the Astronomy & Physics building on the UMC Campus in Columbia, Missouri, hosts a number of small telescopes, a computer room and an astronomy exhibit room with a collection of autographed pictures from NASA Mission Control, astronauts, engineers and people connected with NASA. The Observatory is open every Wednesday night from 8 - 10 pm (weather permitting), except holidays.
08/24/2020: Due to the pandemic, we will not have the Wendesday Open House in the Fall semester. We hope to resume as soon as the situation is under control.
10/10/2019: We're testing a Meade LX200 14-inch that was donated to us a while ago. Stay tuned!
Comet Holmes, taken using the 16" Celestron Scmidt Cassagrain in 2007 October (Image Credit: Valentine Germann)