Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Public Astronomy Viewing at A&M-Kingsville to Feature Jupiter, Great Nebula in Orion

Hill Hall, Texas A&M University-Kingsville - 03/07/13 - 03/07/13

Contact: Adriana Garza-Flores
adriana.garza@tamuk.edu or 361-593-4979

The public is invited to the second Texas A&M University-Kingsville public astronomy viewing of the semester at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7.

       Viewing will be using the Texas A&M-Kingsville 16" telescope located in Hill Hall.  Viewing starts at 7 p.m. Objects to be viewed will include Jupiter, the Pleiades and the Great Nebula in Orion. In the event of rain or overcast conditions, a program will be presented in Hill Hall and tours of the 16" telescope observatory will be given.

       The free viewing is sponsored by the Department of Physics & Geosciences. The observatory is located on the third floor of Hill Hall, located east of the Memorial Student Union Building. Parking is available in the lot next to Jones Auditorium and Manning Hall, on the corner of Santa Gertrudis and Armstrong, and along Santa Gertrudis. 

       For more information contact Charles Allison at 361-593-2622 or at charles.allison@tamuk.edu.

This page was last updated on: March 04, 2013