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The Fuertes Observatory on the Cornell Campus.

Research Facilities

Arecibo Observatory
Cornell operates this facility near Arecibo, Puerto Rico year round. Arecibo site contains is the world's largest radio telescope.

Palomar Observatory
Located on Palomar Mountain in California, Cornell operates the gigantic 200-inch Hale Telescope on a quarter-time basis, sharing the scope with Caltech.

The Spacecraft Imaging Facility (SPIF)
The Spacecraft Imaging Facility is located on the third floor of the Space Sciences building on the Cornell Campus, provides the image processing and archival facilities needed for maintaining and cataloging the visual data collected by the US Space Program. The facility is open to the public and encourages group tours.

Fuertes Observatory

Hartung-Boothroyd Observatory