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Address: 2201 West College Parkway, Western Nevada College, Carson City, NV
Phone Number: 775-445-3240
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Great Place to Go for Star Gazing; Also nice Short Trail with Views Carson City

Jack C. Davis Observatory is at Western Nevada College at Carson City. The facility has three telescopes. There are free star gazing parties here as well as free lectures and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Jack C. Davis Observatory is at Western Nevada College at Carson City. The facility has three telescopes. There are free star gazing parties here as well as free lectures and other events. There are also tours of the facilities. The Planetary Walkway connects the main campus with the observatory. This is a nice place to walk as there are good... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

it is open to the public on Saturday nights. The astronomy professor and club members love sharing the telescopes and talking about the cosmos. Their enthusiasm and vast knowledge is infectious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

This place is great for a small town observatory. There's a very active star-gazing community in Carson City and the college hosts a regular weekly speaker at the observatory. The lectures are interactive and very interesting and, usually, pertinent to some current event. Kudos!

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