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The Stellafane Observatory is a hilltop observatory built in the 1920s as a clubhouse. It was founded by Russel Porter in Springfield, Vermont. Stellafane which is originally stellar-fane is Latin for ?shrine to the stars?. The clubhouse is distinct and can be easily seen given its pink color. It is believed that Porter asked a hardware store to donate paint due to a lack of club funds and the hardware store had donated a pink paint. Until now, the clubhouse is painted in that color.

The observatory offers many conventions and classes on telescope making. There are events associated with telescopes, stars and astronomy. The observatory is very famous for its telescope making classes that many people, young or old, enjoy. The clubhouse started as a telescope making class in 1920 and until now, those classes are being continued by the observatory.

A museum is also available in the Stellafane Observatory. The museum includes pictures, telescopes and Springfield Telescope Markers. The museum would interest many amateur telescope makers. There are many unique telescopes and testing equipments.
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