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Astronomy Department Open House @ Tombaugh Campus Observatory @ 3415 Williams Ave.
February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Astronomy Department to host open house Feb. 28
The NMSU Astronomy Department will host its monthly open house starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. The viewing will include observations of the moon, the Orion Nebula (M42), the Pleiades star cluster, the H and X Persei star cluster, the planet Venus and perhaps even some nearby galaxies. The event will be hosted by faculty member Nancy Chanover and graduate assistants Jodi Berdis, Anne Hedlund and Harrison Cook.
The Tombaugh Campus Observatory is located at 3415 Williams Ave.
Please contact the NMSU Astronomy Department at 575-646-4438 if you have any questions. Everyone is welcome to come and spend an evening of stargazing. Admission is free, and children are especially welcome to attend.