Bradley Observatory

The Bradley Observatory (84 17 38.98 W, 33 45 54.84 N) is an astronomical teaching and research facility located on the campus of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. The Observatory, named in honor of William C. and Sarah Hall Bradley, contains the 70-seat Delafield Planetarium and a 100-seat capacity lecture hall.

The building also contains a library/seminar room, three faculty offices, a darkroom, a student computer lab, and an observing plaza for astronomical viewing. The large dome atop the Observatory houses the 30-inch Lewis H. Beck telescope.

Observatory Visitor Fees and Policies 

Bradley Observatory Group Tour Reservation Form

Contact Us

We welcome your questions. Please email Observatory Director Chris De Pree at cdepree@agnesscott.edu.

Featured program for September 2014:
"Light Years" to perform at the September 26 Open House