Denison Planetarium Sets Next Open House On Oct. 11
Posted: October 1, 2001
The Denison University Planetarium will continue a series of open houses with "October Skies" on Thursday (Oct. 11) in Olin Science Hall. Shows are scheduled at 7 p.m., 7:45 p.m., and 8:20 p.m. during each open house session. Lauren Jones, assistant professor of physics and the director of Swasey Observatory, will host the star shows with assistance from physics students.
One additional planetarium open house is set during fall semester -- Nov. 8. No reservations are necessary for these free presentations and families are encouraged to attend.
The Denison planetarium contains a Zeiss ZKP3 state-of-the-art planetarium projector. This instrument is housed in an 8-meter dome and is controlled by a computer.
Seating is limited to about 35 persons in the planetarium for each show.
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