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California State University, Sacramento

Posted: March 2, 2000

Free Lecture and Viewing at the CSUS Astronomical Observatory

The community is invited to join California State University, Sacramento for an evening with the stars.

A forty-five minute lecture, aimed at all ages, will be followed by an observation of the night sky at the CSUS astronomical observatory on Friday, March 10 and Friday, April 14. Lectures begin at 8 p.m. in Amador Hall 150. The observatory viewing on the fourth floor of Amador Hall begins at 9 p.m., if weather permits.

The March 10 lecture is titled "A Star is Born," and the April 14 lecture is "Other Worlds: We Are Not Alone."

Both events are free. Free parking is also available on the fourth floor of the parking structure in the student section one hour before the event until one hour after the event.

On the scheduled date, call (916) 278-6268 after 5 p.m. for a recorded message on the likelihood of observing that night. The lecture will be given regardless of weather conditions.

More information is available by calling the department of physics and astronomy at (916) 278-6518.


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