UNL Department of Physics and Astronomy-Observatories

Behlen Observatory Spring 2017 - Public Nights - 2/3/2017 and 3/31/2017

Behlen Observatory will be open to the public from 8:00pm until 11:00 pm on Friday, March 31. If the weather is clear, attendees will be able to see a number of beautiful celestial objects including Great Orion Nebula, the Andromeda Galaxy, a thin Crescent Moon, and of course the king of the planets—Jupiter. The UNL Society of Physics Students will perform fun and interactive physics demonstrations. Department of Physics astronomer Dr. Rebecca Harbison will present a program on Jupiter’s moons.

Behlen Observatory-30 inch telescope

Observing Calendar