Astronomy night set at Beloit College observatory

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BELOIT - Beloit College will hold an Observatory Night at 6 p.m. on Nov. 20 at the Sanger Center for the Sciences.

Professor of Physics Paul Stanley and his students will host this family friendly event, which is open to the public. In addition to providing opportunities for looking at the night sky through binoculars and telescopes and learning a roadmap to the constellations, there will be short interactive workshop on seasons, lunar phases, the planets and space.

Participants should dress for the weather. In the event of inclement weather, a 40-minute lecture might substitute for outside observing.

Children must be supervised by an adult. Access the Sanger Center for the Sciences observing platform from the elevator to the fifth floor.

For more information, email your questions to stanleyp@beloit.edu.

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