Parking and Directions for a visit to the Observatory
Visiting the JMO
Jackson Middle School Observatory
6000 - 109thAvenue N
Champlin, MN 55316
Latitude: 45.153552and Longitude -93.353798
You need flash lights to walk to and fromthe JMO
Park on the eastside of Jackson Middle School by the Community Pool. Park as close to door 15as you can get. Then walk north, between the building and the tennis courts, tothe track. Turn left or west and follow the track, past the portables, to thedomed building. This is the JMO. Enter at the south door facing the school.
Dress for theweather. The classroom is heated but can be a little chilly. The dome where the telescope is mounted is the same temperature as outside.
The observatory is located behind the JMS. You will park in the East parking lot on the side of the school. Then you will walk around behind the school.
Click here for a map to Jackson Middle School, Champlin
If you have any questions, send an email
Come join us for an evening of fun and learning!
NIGHT VIEWING AT THE OBSERVATORY DATES!Anyone who would like to come is invited!
If you have a group that is interested in a viewing night, email the Observatory Coordinator to make arraignments.