Mailing address

Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Calgary
SB 605, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB
T2N 1N4

Get in touch

Phone: (403) 931-2366

Social media

Check us out on Twitter at @RAOastronomy

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The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is located on Highway 22 South. It is less than an hour away from the University of Calgary.

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For information about school programs, scouts and guides, youth groups and private tours:

Please contact Jennifer Howse at

For technical questions about the observatory:

Please contact Dr. Phil Langill at

For all other inquiries:

Please email or call (403) 931-2366.