Steward Observatory Historical

Steward Observatory Historical (HM1XYI)

Location: Sells, AZ 85634 Pima County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 57.728', W 111° 36.018'

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Steward Observatory
90 inch Reflector
University of Arizona
Erected 1967
Board of Regents

Jack Williams   Governor · George W. Chambers   President · Elwood W. Bradford · Sarah Folsom · Wesley P. Gross · Leon Levy · Norma Barr Rockfellow · Arthur B. Sharber · Paul L. Singer
Richard A. Harvill
President of the University
William Wade
Architect
Allison Steel Manufacturing Company
Contractor

( small plaque )
The Bart J. Bok Telescope

On 1996 Aril 28, the 90th anniversary of the birth of Bart J. Bok, fourth Director (1966-1970) of the Steward Observatory, this telescope was renamed in his honor. Dr. Bok's enthusiastic leadership resulted in the construction and early operation of this facility, bring Steward Observatory into the forefront of international ground-based astronomy.
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HM NumberHM1XYI
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Year Placed1967
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12R E 443274 N 3536395
Decimal Degrees31.96213333, -111.60030000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 57.728', W 111° 36.018'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 57' 43.68" N, 111° 36' 1.08" W
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Area Code(s)520
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near AZ-386, Sells AZ 85634, US
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