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Observatory Open House

The Marvelous Moon
Presented by:  Dean Regas

Proxima Centauri

Dean Regas (outreach astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory, co-host of PBS Star Gazers, and author of "Facts From Space!" released this month) will take you on a journey to our nearest neighbor in space and explore the craters, mountains, and landing site of the Apollo astronauts. He'll also talk about moon phases and get you ready for the total solar eclipse in 2017.

When and Where:
Saturday, Nov. 12
7:00 p.m. - Introduction and Lecture - Steigerwald Hall, Saints Center
8:00 p.m. - Night Sky Viewing - BB&T Observatory (weather permitting)

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FREE and open to the public.  No reservations required.  All ages welcome.

Observatory Open House

History of Astronomy - presented by Christopher Graney
Saturday, December 3
Talk - 7PM in the Saints Center
Observing - 8PM at the BB&T Observatory