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.
One day old Moon
Uploaded by: LaddObservatory
Friday June 15, 2007
Caption: A very thin crescent Moon setting during evening twilight. Taken 1.0 days after the moment of New Moon through the viewfinder of the main telescope at Ladd Observatory with a handheld camera.
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