Taylor Observatory


Taylor Observatory-Norton Planetarium is a program of Lake County Office of Education, located beneath the coal black skies of Lake County, in Kelseyville California.

Please visit the Friends of Taylor Observatory Website at friendsoftaylor.org

Public Events are offered on the FOURTH Saturday of each month.

Schools field trips, scout groups, corporate or private events are by reservation. Please contact the Observatory Coordinator to schedule your event.

Our facility features a 36 seat classroom, a 16 inch research grade telescope under a dome, a 32 seat planetarium with a 6.2 meter (20 ft.) domed ceiling and an Epsilon Model Digitarium Star Projector System. The Taylor facility also boasts over 10,000 sq.ft. of outdoor space and is well equipped for students, teacher workshops and the general public to experience Science and Astronomy.

Want to see what's happening at Taylor? Check out the calendar.