Explore the Night Sky at Leander McCormick Observatory

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leander mccormick observatory

For a fun date night or evening out with friends,¬†go stargazing in Charlottesville at the Leander McCormick Observatory. Leander J. McCormick donated the Observatory to the University of Virginia in 1885. Once considered the second-largest telescope in the world back in 1885, the Leander McCormick Observatory is an impressive astronomical piece of equipment. Up until the 1960s, the telescope was … Read More