UMass Dartmouth Observatory announces public hours from October through May

Observations of the Moon, planets, and other celestial objects will be carried out using the Observatory's 16-inch telescope.

The UMass Dartmouth Observatory will be open for public viewing of the night sky on the following Wednesday evenings, WEATHER PERMITTING: 

Oct 9, 2002, starting at 7:30 PM 
Nov 6, 2002, starting at 7:30 PM 
Dec 11, 2002, starting at 7:30 PM 
Feb 5, 2003, starting at 7:30 PM 
Mar 5, 2003, starting at 7:30 PM 
Apr 9, 2003, starting at 8:30 PM 
May 7, 2003, starting at 8:30 PM 

Observations of the Moon, planets, and other celestial objects will be carried out using the Observatory's 16-inch telescope. There is no admission charge, but donations to the Observatory Development Fund are encouraged. Children are welcome. The Observatory is located in the field adjacent to the campus entrance. Parking is available in designated spaces along the Ring Road or in Lot 17. For further details, contact Prof. Alan Hirshfeld at (508) 999-8715 or by e-mail at ahirshfeld@umassd.edu.

 


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