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SSC to host 'Moon Observing' event

Posted 10/9/2013
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The public is invited to join Morehead State University’s faculty and staff in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences for “International Observe the Moon Night” at the MSU Space Science Center Saturday, Saturday, Oct. 12, from 7-10:30 p.m.

The Space Science Center is located at 235 Martindale Drive on the East end of the campus.

“International Observe the Moon Night” 2013 is the fourth internationally-coordinated annual public outreach event dedicated to engaging the general public in an annual lunar observation campaign that shares the excitement of lunar science and exploration.

“Throughout the night enjoy a fun family event for all ages. This event is free and open to the public. Throughout the evening participants can enjoy talks about the moon and evening sky in the Star Theater, then move outside to observe the moon with telescopes provided by MSU,” said Eric Thomas, MSU Star Theater director.

“This is a ‘weather permitting’ event. In the event of cloudy skies or inclement weather this event may be cancelled.”

Parking will be in the MSU lot in front of the SSC.

Information is available from Thomas at 606-783-9593 or visit www.moreheadstate.edu/startheater.

 

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