Planetarium and Observatory Drop-In
Math and Science Center
400 Dowman Drive
4:30 PM Friday, Weather Update: Due to overcast skies and precipitaion, we will not be able to view through the telescopes tonight. But, we have other things to show you and the event will take place nonetheless. If icing occurs, we will, of course, close early due to safety concerns.
Invitation from Dr. Richard Williamon,
Director of the Emory Planetarium and Observatory
Once again, we don our sweaters and scarves and welcome
the crisp, dark nights of winter. We hope all members of the Emory
their family and friends, will join us on the evening of January
28th when we plan to peer into the boundless skies to locate some
of our favorite objects of admiration including Saturn, the
Orion Nebula, and Jupiter (toward the end of our viewing
evening for Jupiter)--now all in excellent positions for viewing.
Just drop into the Planetarium any time between 7:30 and
10:30 PM to see dramatic, live video feeds
of stunning celestial objects direct from Emory’s 24-inch
reflecting telescope. Then, go up to the roof-top observation deck
to gaze at
them through small
Members of the Physics Department and the Emory Astronomy
be on hand to provide information and answer your questions. (There’s
a pretty good chance members of the Astronomy Club may help keep
you warm by offering hot drinks and goodies for sale to benefit the
Club’s activities.) So, please join us for a relaxing and inspiring
evening of celebrating deep, dark winter. Just drop in any time between
7:30 and 10:30 PM and stay as long as you like.
(Please note: viewing is, as always, weather dependent but the program
will take place rain or shine.)
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For information on the Emory Astronomy Club, please contact
Dr. Richard Williamon at firstname.lastname@example.org