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Space Week activities start today

Posted by on November 18, 2019

Dr. Marco Cavaglià, professor of physics, will review his research into gravitational waves and their importance at 5 p.m. today (Monday, Nov. 18) in Room 103 Engineering Management Building. This is the first of several events planned for Space Week 2019. The schedule includes:

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Feb. 19 observatory event cancelled

Posted by on February 15, 2019

Due to the chances of snow on Tuesday, Feb. 19, the full moon viewing planned at S&T’s observatory has been canceled. At this time, it will not be rescheduled because there are no clear days in the 10-day forecast.

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Mars viewing at the observatory moves to Feb. 8

Posted by on February 4, 2019

Because of cold temperatures predicted midweek, the first Visitors’ Night at the S&T Observatory featuring views of Mars has been rescheduled to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8. Event staff will be wearing glow bracelets so they can be identified to answer questions.

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Observatory event rescheduled, planned tonight

Posted by on November 13, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 6 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, Nov. 13), for viewing the moon. The event is open to the public and will be held 6-8 p.m.

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See the Andromeda Galaxy tonight at observatory

Posted by on November 1, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 8:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Nov. 1) for viewing the Andromeda Galaxy. The observatory is located at 1550 N. Bishop Ave., next to S&T’s Stonehenge replica.

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Date change announced for moon viewing

Posted by on October 8, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors for viewing the moon at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. The event was previously scheduled for later in the week, but has been moved up for better moon illumination. The viewing will end at 9 p.m.

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Look to the skies tonight for fireworks, Saturn

Posted by on September 17, 2018

Turn your eyes upward for two separate S&T events tonight (Monday, Sept. 17). First, watch fireworks at 8 p.m. from Havener Center’s lawn as part of the Research and Technology Development conference block party. Next, check out Saturn during an observatory open house at 9 p.m. To allow for the fireworks, parking lot M-36, located near McNutt Hall, will close at 3 p.m. today. All vehicles must be moved out of the lot by 5 p.m.

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See Saturn at observatory event

Posted by on September 13, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, for viewing Saturn and its rings. The observatory is located at 1550 N. Bishop Ave., next to S&T’s Stonehenge replica.

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Set your sights on Mars tomorrow

Posted by on August 27, 2018

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The Missouri S&T Observatory will open at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, for viewing Mars. The Missouri S&T Observatory is located at 1550 N. Bishop Ave., near S&T’s Stonehenge replica, north of McNutt Hall and west of St. Patrick’s Lane.

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Tonight’s observatory event cancelled

Posted by on May 9, 2018

Due to weather conditions, the observatory event planned for tonight (Wednesday, May 9) has been cancelled. To receive observatory events notifications and cancellations by email, subscribe to Missouri S&T AstroNotify.

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