Open House at DU's Swasey Observatory
Date of Event: July 28, 2009
Posted: July 16, 2009
With this month's 40th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's historic small step, Denison University will offer an opportunity for a closer look at the moon beginning at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, at Swasey Observatory (300 Chapel Drive), followed by observation of other celestial objects, such as the Ring Nebula, at 9:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and will occur rain or shine.
Denison physics and astronomy faculty members Sandy Yorka, professor emerita, and Dan Homan, assistant professor, will give a talk. David Green, Denison class of 2000 and formerly of The Boeing Corporation, also will be part of the discussion.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—Swasey Observatory Open House, 8:30 p.m. on Tues., July 28. Free and open to the public, rain or shine. For information, call 614-205-5654.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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