UNL Department of Physics and Astronomy-Observatories

Behlen Observatory Public Night - 11/9/2018

Behlen Observatory will be open to the public from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9.  

Join us for a chance to see a number of beautiful celestial objects including the some of the greatest globular and open star clusters the season has to offer. See the the Hercules Cluster, the Wild Duck Cluster, the Double-Cluster in Perseus, and the beautiful Seven Sisters.
Dr. Kevin Lee and Dr. Rebecca Harbison will be giving TWO fantastic astronomy presentations at 7:30 and at 8:30. As a special BONUS, members of the Society of Physics Students will be performing amazing science demonstrations throughout the night!

Behlen Observatory-30 inch telescope

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