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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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Set your sights on the moon

Posted by on April 16, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 9:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, for viewing the moon through the university’s 16-inch-diameter telescope. Come see the pock-marked surface of the moon, which is the Earth’s only natural satellite.

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Look up to the sky, see Messier 3 tonight

Posted by on March 19, 2018

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The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 10:30 p.m. for viewing star cluster Messier 3 through the observatory’s 16-inch diameter telescope on Thursday, March 22. The sky must be clear for observing, and the session length will vary.

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Gaze upon star cluster from observatory

Posted by on December 7, 2017

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, for viewing the Pleiades, a group of stars famed for their beauty. The Pleiades is one of the brightest open star clusters. The viewing is free and no reservations are required.

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View wonders of the universe from observatory

Posted by on November 16, 2017

Come see the Double Cluster in the Perseus constellation through the Missouri S&T Observatory’s 16-inch-diameter telescope Thursday, Nov. 16. The observatory will open its doors at 8 p.m. for the viewing. The viewing is free and open to the public.

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