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Astronomy Department Open House @ Tombaugh Campus Observatory
February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Astronomy Department to host open house Feb. 15
The NMSU Astronomy Department will host its first open house of the semester at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at the Tombaugh Campus Observatory, 3415 Williams Ave. Through campus telescopes, visitors will be able to view the planet Mars, the moon, the Pleiades star cluster, the Orion Nebula, the double cluster in Perseus and the Crab Nebula. The event will be hosted by faculty member Nancy Chanover and graduate assistants Sean Sellers, Sarah Kovac and Matthew Varakian. For more information, contact the NMSU Astronomy Department at 575-646-4438. Everyone is welcome to come, especially children. Admission is free.