Longitude:-110.77639 deg. W or 110 deg. 46' 35.0"
Latitude: 32.18025 deg. N or +32 deg. 10' 48.9"
Height above sealevel: 2875 ft.
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"Clear Sky Clock" for Loudon Obs.
Earth orbit image of the Jim Loudon Obs. location.

The Jim Loudon Observatory is located in the foothills of the Rincon Mountains on the east edge of Tucson. Instrumentation includes a TEC 8"f/20 Mak-Cas, Dynamax6, Celestron 5, an RV-6 Dynascope and other smaller instruments. Augmenting these are several filar micrometers, video and web cameras, an objective prism spectrograph. This equipment is used to: make regular lunar, planetary and solar morphological observations as well as used to measure high proper motion and binary stars.

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