The River Ridge Observatory Robotic Research Telescope is a joint project of Arkansas Tech University and the Central Arkansas Astronmcal Society, the 12-inch Meade LX200 and mount is a research class telescope. Located at the River Ridge Observatory and available to ATU faculty and students, CAAS members and Arkansas Science teachers, the RRORRT provides its users with the tools to enhance classroom teaching, provide a platform for experimentation and gather scientific data for astronomical investigation.
About Arkansas Tech
Founded in 1971, the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society is a member-owned, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting amateur astronomy and recreational sky watching in central Arkansas, as well as bringing the reality of the universe closer to the general public. The membership is diverse in every dimension, the one common element being a shared interest in astronomy and science. The association is affiliated with NASA’s Night Sky Network, is a member of the Astronomical League and the International Dark Sky Association.
Visit our website: caasastro.org