Missouri S&T Observatory to host double header Visitors’ Night this month

The public is invited to view Messier 13 and Messier 57 through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s telescope on Thursday, April 27.

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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 second March visitors’ night

The Beehive Cluster.

The public is invited to view the Beehive Cluster of stars through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch-diameter telescope on Tuesday, March 21.

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View the moon at the S&T Observatory this March

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Image courtesy of NASA

The public is invited to view the moon through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch-diameter telescope on Tuesday, March 7.

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 8:30 p.m. that night for the viewing. The sky must be clear for observing and the session length will vary. [Read more…]

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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Visitors invited to view the Pleiades Cluster at S&T Observatory

the-pleiades-star-cluster-11637_960_720The public is invited to view the Pleiades, a cluster of stars in the constellation Taurus, through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope in January.

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Missouri S&T Observatory to host nebula viewing in November

the_great_orion_nebula_m42The public is invited to view the Great Orion Nebula, one of the brightest of its kind in the night sky, through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Monday, Nov. 28. The viewing of Mars previously scheduled for Nov. 14 has been cancelled and replaced by the nebula viewing.

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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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Observatory event for Monday, April 11, canceled

Due to inclement weather, the Visitors Night at the Observatory event scheduled for tonight (Monday, April 11) has been canceled.

 

Visitors invited to view the Beehive Cluster at S&T Observatory

Beehive Cluster

Beehive Cluster. Photo courtesy of NASA.

Note: Due to inclement weather, this event has been canceled.

The public is invited to view the Beehive Cluster, an open star cluster in the constellation Cancer, through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope in April.

The Missouri S&T observatory will open its doors at 9 p.m. Monday, April 11. The sky must be clear for observing and the session length will vary. [Read more…]