Missouri S&T observatory to hold April visitors’ night

The public is invited to view the planet Jupiter through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s telescope on Monday, April 3.

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Missouri S&T Observatory to host February Visitors’ Night

venusThe public is invited to view the planet Venus through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Sunday, Feb. 12.

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Missouri S&T Observatory announces fall Visitors’ Nights

M12_HubbleThe public is invited to view Messier object 4, a globular cluster near the Scorpio constellation, through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Monday, Aug. 22.

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Visitors’ Nights return this fall to the Missouri S&T Observatory

Photo courtesy of NASA.

Photo courtesy of NASA.

The public is invited to view Saturn and its rings through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Thursday, Aug. 20. [Read more…]

Missouri S&T Observatory to host Visitors’ Night

The moon and Jupiter will be visible after sunset on Friday, Sept. 12, and
amateur astronomers and curious skywatchers will be able to view them through
Missouri S&T Observatory’s 16-inch telescope.

Weather permitting, the Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at
8 p.m. Visitors’ Night at the Observatory is free of charge and no reservations
are required.

The observatory will offer two additional opportunities to view the moon and
Jupiter this fall, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, and at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov.
7. Viewing is subject to weather conditions.

Built in 1973, the Missouri S&T Observatory is adjacent to the
university’s Stonehenge replica on Highway 63 North, north of V.H. McNutt Hall
and west of St. Patrick’s Lane. For more information contact Dr. John L.
Schmitt, associate professor of physics at Missouri S&T, at 573-341-4369 or
email jschmitt@mst.edu .

Missouri S&T physics department to hold Visitors’ Night at the

The Missouri University of Science and Technology physics department is
sponsoring the final Visitors’ Night for the spring 2008 semester at the
Missouri S&T Observatory.

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View the moon at UMR’s Observatory Nov. 16

The moon will be visible after sunset on Friday, Nov. 16, and amateur
astronomers, curious skywatchers and the general public will be able to view it
through the University of Missouri-Rolla Observatory’s 16-inch telescope.
Viewing is subject to weather conditions.

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UMR Observatory to host Visitors’ Night Oct. 19

The moon will be visible after sunset on Friday, Oct. 19, and amateur
astronomers, curious skywatchers and the general public will be able to view
them through the University of Missouri-Rolla Observatory’s 16-inch
telescope.

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The moon and Saturn to be viewed at UMR Observatory

The moon and Saturn will be visible after sunset on Friday, April 27, and amateur astronomers and curious skywatchers will be able to view them through the University of Missouri-Rolla Observatory’s 16-inch telescope.

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UMR astronomy lecture to feature the ‘power of the dark side’

Learn what astronomers mean when they use terms like “dark matter” and “dark energy” at a free lecture to be held on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus.

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