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Astronomy Group Public Night

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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One event on October 1, 2022 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 10, 2022 at 7:00 pm

The Astronomy Group within the Department of Physics and Astronomy holds monthly Public Nights.  All are welcome to come view the sky through our facilities, on campus and off. Admission to Public Nights is free.

Events may be cancelled in case of bad weather/cloudy conditions. Please check weather forecasts before planning your trip. Weather information specifically tailored to astronomical observing is available in the clear sky clock for Tuscaloosa generated using forecasts from the Canadian Meteorology Centre.

The following is the schedule for Fall 2022:

  • Tuesday, September 6, 2022:
    7:30-8:00 pm: Talk by graduate student Kavya Mukundan, “JWST – Just Wonderful Space Telescope!”
    to be held in the Gallalee Hall main lecture hall, Room 227
    8:00-9:30 pm: Observing from the Gallalee Hall rooftop observatory with Prof. Jeremy Bailin, observing the waxing gibbous moon and nebulae
  • Saturday, October 1, 2022, International Observe the Moon Night
    7:00-7:30 pm: Talk by graduate student TBD
    to be held in the Gallalee Hall main lecture hall, Room 227
    7:30-9:30 pm: Observing from the Gallalee Hall rooftop observatory with Prof. Dean Townsley, observing the waxing crescent moon and nebulae
  • Thursday, November 10, 2022,
    7:00-7:30 pm: Talk by graduate student TBD
    to be held in the Gallalee Hall main lecture hall, Room 227
    7:30-9:30 pm: Observing from the Gallalee Hall rooftop observatory with Prof. Jimmy Irwin, observing the waxing crescent moon and nebulae
  • Friday, December 3, 2022,
    7:00-7:30 pm: Talk by graduate student TBD
    to be held in the Gallalee Hall main lecture hall, Room 227
    7:30-9:30 pm: Observing from the Gallalee Hall rooftop observatory with Prof. Preethi Nair, observing the waxing gibbous moon and nebulae

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Date:
September 6
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Website:
https://astronomy.ua.edu/public-events/

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