Keeble Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Randolph-Macon College. It is located in Ashland, Virginia (USA), named for Dr. William Houston Keeble, distinguished Professor of Physics at Randolph-Macon College from 1919 until his retirement in 1952. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the American Physical Society, the American Association of Physics Teachers, the American Astronomical Society, and was a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
|Location||Ashland, Virginia (USA)|
|Coordinates||37°45′44.6″N 77°28′31.4″W / 37.762389°N 77.475389°WCoordinates: 37°45′44.6″N 77°28′31.4″W / 37.762389°N 77.475389°W|
The first structure was opened in 1963 and housed a 12-inch Newtonian telescope. This building was razed in 2016. A new taller structure went into service the following year and houses a 40cm Ritchey-Chretien.
- "Keeble Observatory Homepage". Physics Department at R-MC. Retrieved September 12, 2020.
- Keeble Observatory Clear Sky Clock Forecasts of observing conditions.