Welcome to the website for Western Kentucky University's Bell Observatory. The Bell Observatory is located 12 miles west of Bowling Green, Kentucky and is currently the largest optical telescope in the state. Bell Observatory houses a 0.6m telescope that WKU astronomers use in several different research campaigns. The research is conducted by WKU faculty, staff and student observers.
more information on the Bell Observatory please contact:
Dr. Michael Carini, Observatory Director
Western Kentucky University
Department of Physics and Astronomy
1906 College Heights Blvd, #11077
Bowling Green, KY 42101