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Physics & Astronomy

College of Arts & Sciences

Red Buttes

The Red Buttes Observatory is designed to give University of Wyoming students practical, hands-on astronomy experience. The observatory sits atop a small rise on the prairie floor. Wheel ruts, a reminder of an old wagon train, lead the way from the highway to the site. A view of the rust-colored buttes can be seen off to the east, and clumps of grass and sagebrush dot the prairie.

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Physics & Astronomy

1000 E. University, Dept 3905

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6150

Fax: 307-766-2652


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