The Observatory is a museum and scientific research station located in the village on Timber Hearth. It contains many space-related objects. When starting the game for the first time, going inside is required for the launch codes.
The observatory is home to a variety of items, such as a model probe, a baby anglerfish, an energy converter, space equipment, a monitor to see the view from the Sky Shutter satellite, and a mysterious phase shifting statue. There is also a map of the system in the telescope room, as well as various items and artifacts that show and describe pieces of the history of Timber Hearth.
The Curator is located in the telescope room which is in the center of the Observatory. He gives you the launch codes.