HUT Observatory

Eagle, Colorado

The Rosette Nebula in the winter constellation Monoceros as recently imaged at our sister facility in Massachusetts, Yellow House Observatory, by David Mittelman.


The main telescope is a 16-inch f/8 reflector built by DFM Engineering of Longmont, Colorado, in 2007. The principal …

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The 95-cm telescope with its primary mirror cell removed (in foreground) towers above the observing floor at Princeton's FitzRandolph Observatory.

December 16, 2013

Superb Meter-Class Telescope Transferred to the Michele and David Mittelman Family Foundation

Excellent telescope will expand operation to New Mexico. …

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June 25, 2013

Major Upgrade for HUT Observatory Telescope

Includes ASCOM drivers, absolute encoders, and satellite tracking. …

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calibrated Horsetest2 with Dennis

March 27, 2013

Sister Observatory in Suburban Massachusetts Experiements with Narrow-Band Imaging

Long efforts toward a photographic system are producing results. …

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February 28, 2013

Bright Comet PanSTARRS Coming in March

Starting about March 8, Comet PanSTARRS will appear low in the western sky in evening twilight. As comets go, any that are bright enough to be seen by eye alone are considered …

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February 27, 2013

HUT Observatory Brings Historic Telescope to Eagle Valley

A massive observatory telescope built over a century ago for Parsons College of Fairfield, Iowa, has been saved from potential demolition in El Paso, Texas, by John Briggs …

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