Directions to Green Bank
Only wired Internet access is possible on-site and in your lodging. If you need a Cat5 cable, some will be available on site. WiFi is not permitted on site. We also ask that you turn off the WiFi capability of any wireless devices while in Green Bank. During the workshop visitors will have Internet access in their rooms (for most guests), the Residence Hall Lounge, the Observer’s Periphery, and Rooms 122 and 123 of the Jansky Lab.
The Quiet Zone!
The Green Bank s Observatory is a unique resource for radio astronomy and has many operating telescopes. It is located in the National Radio Quiet Zone (NRQZ) and the West Virginia Radio Astronomy Zone, which provides protection radio frequency interference. Therefore, there are some important points to keep in mind during your travel to and stay in Green Bank.
- Please be aware that there is no cell phone reception within Green Bank nor within a 1 hour drive of Green Bank.
- We offer only wired Internet access on site and where you’ll be lodged. Please bring your own Cat5 (ethernet) cable. WiFi is not permitted on site. We also ask that you turn off the WiFi capability of any wireless devices while on site.
- Digital cameras are not permitted near the telescopes.
All lodging will be on the Observatory grounds, either in the Residence Hall or a nearby house. Shared lodging costs is covered with the registration fee.
All meals will be served at the Observatory, and the cost is covered with the registration fee.