Friday, January 2, 2015

Chamberlin Observatory in Denver, Colorado

National Postcard Week
May 5-11, 2013

Chamberlin Observatory

Look to the Stars with the Denver Postcard Club
Denver Colorado

The Historic Chamberlin Observatory began night viewings in 1894 and remains a popular subject for postcard collectors.  See the Denver Postcard Club's Facebook page for club meeting and event details.

Art by Rick Geary

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Chamberlin Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by University of Denver. It is located in Denver, Colorado (USA) in Observatory Park.

It is named for Humphrey B. Chamberlin, a Denver real estate magnate who pledged $50,000 in 1888 to build and equip the facility.

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