Telescope

Check out the library's telescope for some moon and star gazing

Once you have completed the required training, you will be able to check out the library's telescope.

  • Training sessions last about an hour, and are usually scheduled in spring and fall. Call the library (515-382-2628) to register.
  • There is no fee to check out the telescope.
  • Check out is for 2 days at a time.
  • You must be at least 18 years old to check out the telescope.
  • It is an Orion SkyQuest XT8 Dobsonian Reflector telescope, and is good for looking at the moon and stars.

Telescope

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.