The Ladd Observatory at Brown University was dedicated in 1891 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Weather observations have been made at the Observatory starting in 1890. The observatory is currently open to the public, free of charge, on Tuesday evenings, weather permitting. Visit the website or call (401) 863-2323 for information about visiting.
Geminid meteor 1
Uploaded by: LaddObservatory
Thursday December 13, 2012
Caption: Geminid meteor captured by the Sky Camera at Ladd Observatory on December 13, 2012 at 6:56:34 PM EST This is a 10 second exposure with a field of view of about 140 by 90 degrees. North is at right and west is at bottom. (There is also an airplane trail at the left hand edge.)
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