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Aerial Photo Of YCAS Observatory. Photo by Matt Hollinger

Above the YCAS 2.5 Meter Observa-DOME is moved to storage.

The YCAS Observatory is located at John Rudy Park in York Pennsylvania.

The Society owns 4 research-grade telescopes.

13.1′ f/4.5 Coultier Dobsonian. Stored

12′ Meade SCT computerized goto telescope. 

10″ SCT Meade telescope. Stored

4.5′ Newtonian telescope.

4′ Astro-Physics Refractor telescope.

Celestron NexStar i 8 GoTo telescope with GPS for member loaner telescope.

Two 8′ Dobsonian telescopes for member loaner telescope.

Coronado PST Solar Telescope for member loaner telescope.

The Society also has a 12′ dish antenna for radio astronomy, and associated electronic recording equipment.

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