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Public Telescope Nights

February 8, 2018, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location Center for Environmental and Life Sciences - Outside in the Science Quad
Posted InCollege of Science and Mathematics
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See the night sky and learn about what you're really looking at from professionals with professional equipment.

What you'll see:

Constellations, the Moon, Planets, Star Clusters, Double Stars, Nebulae, Galaxies, and more.

Special Sightings:

  • The Moon - January 25, February 22, March 22, March 29, April 19, and April 26
  • Venus - April
  • Taurus, Orion, and Gemini - January to March
  • Pleiades and Beehive star clusters - January to March
  • Andromeda galaxy - January and February

Our telescopes cannot see through clouds! Public Telescope Nights will be cancelled if the weather is cloudy, cold (<20 F), or very windy. It's considered "clear" if you can see the moon or at least 10 stars clearly.


Contact Dr. Marc Favata, Math/Physics,

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