Daniel Scholl Observatory
Daniel Scholl Observatory was the astronomical observatory built by Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Construction began in 1884 and the building was dedicated June 16, 1886. Total cost of the observatory and equipment was $13,579.
|Organization||Franklin and Marshall College|
|Location||Lancaster, Pennsylvania (United States)|
|Established||June 16, 1886|
- $4,199 for 11" Repsold Telescope (Hamburg, Germany)
- $2,200 lens manufactured by Alvin Clark & Sons, Cambridge, MA
- $2,180 for chronometer, chronograph, transit, clock and other equipment
- Jefferson E. Kershner
The observatory contained an 11-inch Clark-Repsold refracting telescope.