Friday, January 20, 2012

Stargazing at Widener University




Stargazing Resumes at Widener
Free Public Viewings of the Night Sky

The Widener University Observatory invites the public to explore the universe using its 12- and 16-inch computerized reflecting telescopes. Free Monday-night viewings resume on Monday, Jan. 23 from 6-7 p.m. Other Monday-night viewings this winter include Jan. 30 from 6-7 p.m. and Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 7 -8 p.m. The free Friday-night twilight viewings resume on Feb. 3 from 8-9 p.m.
Widener astronomy professors, with assistance from undergraduate students, will point out planets, stars and other celestial wonders to help attendees get a complete tour of the night sky.
Because space is limited, participants are encouraged to register in advance. To register, or for more information, visit www.widener.edu/stargazing or call 610-499-4003.




For more information:   www.widener.edu/stargazing 


Location:   The Widener University Observatory is located on the 5th floor of Kirkbride Hall on 17th and Walnut streets in Chester, Pa.


Cost: free

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