Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Moon, Jupiter among Objects to be Viewed at Astronomy Open House

Hill Hall Observatory - 04/03/14 - 04/03/14

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

            The public is invited to the last public astronomy viewing of the spring 2014 semester at the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Observatory at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 3. 

            The free viewing is in the Observatory 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. 

            Weather permitting, featured objects for this viewing will include Earth’s Moon, M45 the Pleiades, M42 the Orion Nebula, M1 The Crab Nebula, Hind’s Crimson star and Jupiter.      

            In the event of poor viewing conditions or inclement weather, there will be a video screened downstairs in room 119 of Hill Hall. 

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

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