Visit the Selu Observatory

The Selu Observatory is open to the publicby appointment. Please email observatory@radford.edu.

There is no charge for public night viewing and the Observatory is open to anyone wanting to attend.

 

Directions to the Selu Observatory

  • Turn at Comfort Inn Suites in Radford onto Lovely Mount Drive; proceed for 0.8 mile.
  • Turn LEFT onto Dry Valley Road and cross the bridge over the interstate (I-81); proceed for 1.4 mile;
  • Turn RIGHT onto Sale-Selu Lane.

The turn is easy to miss; portions of this road are unpaved .
Follow the road to the end, where it will climb a hill and stop at the Selu Conservancy retreat center. The building that looks like a barn with a silo houses Selu Observatory.

Download a printable map (PDF).