View colorful nebula from observatory

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On October 19, 2017

Dumbbell Nebula

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, for viewing the Dumbbell Nebula. The planetary nebula is approximately 1,360 light-years away.

The observatory is located at 1550 N. Bishop Ave., next to S&T’s Stonehenge replica, north of McNutt Hall and west of St. Patrick’s Lane. The sky must be clear for observing and session length will vary.

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