Welcome to Squirrel Valley Observatory…..MPC-W34

Squirrel Valley Observatory is a privately owned roll off roof observatory located in the foothills of western North Carolina. Major construction was completed in the summer of 2015 with equipment upgrades continuing to be being made for astrophotography and private research.

Some recent images from SVO….

M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy

The Horsehead Nebula

M81, Bode's nebula, NGC 3031

M63, The Sunflower Galaxy

M64, The Black Eye Galaxy

Saturn a week after opposition.

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