Astronomy Resources in Indiana

A Short History of Astronomy at Indiana University

Indiana University's first observatory and transit house in 1898
Kirkwood Observatory with Bloomington in the background in 1906
Kirkwood Observatory in August of 1907
Kirkwood Observatory in 1915
Looking through the telescope at Kirkwood Observatory in 1915
Kirkwood Observatory in 1941
Astronomers James Cuffey, Frank K. Edmondson and Lawrence H. Aller at Kirkwood Observatory in 1947
Dr. Frank Edmondson and group at the Kirkwood Observatory in 1947
Dr. Edmondson with the 12 inch refracting telescope at the Kirkwood Observatory in 1947
Kirkwood Observatory covered in vines in 1950

Astronomical Societies around Indiana

Indiana Astronomical Society

Location: Moorseville, IN. (South Central) 
Website Link: Indiana Astronomical Society 

Calumet Astronomical Society

Location: Calumet, IN. (Northwest)
Website Link: Calumet Astronomical Society

Evansville Astronomical Society

Location: Evansville, IN. (Southeast)
Website Link: Evansville Astronomical Society

Fort Wayne Astronomical Society

Location: Fort Wayne, IN. (Northeast)
Website Link: Fort Wayne Astronomical Society

Michiana Astronomical Society

Location: South Bend, IN. (North)
Website Link: Michiana Astronomical Society

Muncie Astronomy Club

Location: Muncie, IN. (Northeast) 
Website Link: Muncie Astronomy Club

Stonebelt Stargazers Astronomy Club

Location: Bedford, IN.
Website Link: Stonebelt Stargazers

Wabash Valley Astronomical Society

Location: Lafayette, IN (Northwest) 
Website Link: Wabash Valley Astronomical Society

Warsaw Astronomical Society

Location: Warsaw, IN (North)
Website Link: Warsaw Astronomical Society

Observatories around Indiana

Morris Observatory

Location: North Manchester, IN. (Manchester University)
Website Link: Charles S. Morris Observatory

Goethe Link Observatory

Location: Martinsville, IN.
Website Link: Link Observatory

Holcomb Observatory

Location: Indianapolis, IN. (Butler University)
Website Link: Holcomb Observatory

Kirkwood Observatory

Location: Bloomington, IN. (Indiana University)
Website Link: Kirkwood Observatory

McKim Observatory

Location: Greencastle, IN. (DePauw University)
Website Link: McKim Observatory

Oakley Observatory

Location: Terre Haute, IN. (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)
Website Link: Oakley Observatory

Prairie Grass Observatory

Location: Frankfort, IN.
Website Link: Prairie Grass Observatory

Planetariums around Indiana

Charles W. Brown Planetarium

Location: Muncie, IN. (Ball State University)
Website Link: Charles W. Brown Planetarium

Koch Immersive Theater

Location: Evansville, IN.
Website Link: Koch Immersive Theater

Merriville Community Planetarium

Location: Merriville, IN.
Website Link: Merriville Community Planetarium

SpaceQuest Planetarium

Location: Indianapolis, IN. (Children's Museum)
Website Link: SpaceQuest Planetarium

Robert H. Rivers Planetarium

Location: Hammond, IN. 
Website LinkRobert H. Rivers Planetarium