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January 2012 News Releases

Crane observatory & Planetarium open houses

View the night sky at Crane Observatory and planetarium open houses. The observatory and planetarium are in Stoffer Science Hall on the Washburn University campus. Open houses are free and open to the public. The events are canceled in the event of inclement weather.

Crane Observatory open houses:

Feb. 2: 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Feb. 19: 7 - 8:30 p.m.

March 1: 7:30 – 9 p.m.

March 15: 8:30 – 10 p.m.

April 5: 9 – 10 p.m.

April 19: 9 – 10 p.m.

May 3: 9 – 10 p.m.

Spitz Planetarium open houses:

Feb. 9: 7 – 8 p.m.

March 8: 7 – 8 p.m.

April 12: 7 – 8 p.m.

For more information, call the Washburn physics and astronomy department at (785) 670-2141 or learn more online.

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Dena Anson, university relations, (785) 670-1711

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