Astronomy Facilities

The 9 1/2 Inch Rooftop Telescope: The 9 1/2 inch refractor is located on top of the A.W. Smith building. It is available to all faculty, staff and students of CWRU. Before using the telescope, persons should contact Dr Bill Janesh to schedule an appointment to receive instructions on telescope operation and procedures. For more information, visit the dedicated rooftop telescope page.

Computational Facilities: The department runs an extensive computing network of MacOS, Linux, and Windows workstations. We also have access to CWRU’s heterogeneous high performance computing cluster.

Research Databases

Researchers in CWRU Astronomy have developed several publicly available research databases including: