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Dyer Observatory

Dyer Observatory Field Trip

Crowning one of Nashville’s tallest peaks, Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory is a Tennessee treasure. Surrounded by scenic Radnor Lake State Park and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Dyer’s telescopes have pointed toward the sky since 1953.

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Dyer Observatory Field Trip
Dyer Observatory Field Trip

Time & Location

Mar 12, 2024, 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Dyer Observatory, 1000 Oman Dr, Brentwood, TN 37027, USA

About the Event

Crowning one of Nashville’s tallest peaks, Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory is a Tennessee treasure. Surrounded by scenic Radnor Lake State Park and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Dyer’s telescopes have pointed toward the sky since 1953.

We will be exploring Solar Observations (weather permitting), Experience the Seyfert Telescope Tour - (not wheelchair accessible)

Meteorite Collection, and Finding Things in the Night Sky.

  • Observatory field trips are for 3rd grade and above only.
  • For the safety of all observatory guests, closed-toe footwear must be worn.
  • There are approximately 20 steps leading up the to Seyfert Telescope.
  • $5 fee per person

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