Astronomy Club of Akron

Astronomy Club of Akron

Photo: Astronomy Club of Akron's 2013 Meade 16-Inch SCT. ACA Photo

Astronomy Club of Akron’s 2013 Meade 16-Inch SCT. Photo from Club Web site.

Portage Lakes State Park
5031 Manchester Road
Akron, OH  44319-3999

Club Contact Page

The ACA has been a distinguished northeast Ohio organization since 1949.

The club completed the Akron area’s first public observatory in 1988. The ACA Observatory houses a Meade 16-inch LX200ACF, computerized Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. The 16-inch replaced a 14-inch Meade in July 2013. The observatory has regularly scheduled public observing nights and is available for group tours by special arrangement.

Astronomy Club of Akron Observatory. Photo by James Guilford.

 

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