2017 Public Schedule  |  UMKC Warko Website
The Warkoczewski ("Warko") Observatory is owned by the University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC) and operated by the Astronomical Society of Kansas City (ASKC).


Public Nights

The observatory is open to the public CLEAR Friday nights, May through October, and for special astronomical events. Public programs include a tour of the night sky, viewing through the telescopes (weather permitting), and sometimes an educational presentation on an interesting astronomy topic. See schedule for hours and details.

 

Private Events

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 913.208.0924 (9am to 5pm only please).

 

About the Observatory

Located on the roof of Royall Hall, UMKC Volker Campus.  Observing instruments include the custom-built 16” Warkoczewski Telescope, Meade 10” and 14” LX200 Schmidt Cassegrain computerized telescopes and for solar viewing, a Coronado PST Solar Telescope and the Daystar “Quark” Hydrogen Alpha mounted on an 80mm refracting telescope.

 

Etiquette

Roof space is limited. Please, no chairs, coolers, personal telescopes or other large items.



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