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Crane Observatory and planetarium open house schedule

TOPEKA – 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. 

Observatory open houses:
Sept. 6: 8:30 – 10 p.m.
Sept. 20: 8 – 9:30 p.m.
Sept. 22: 8 – 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 4: 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 13:  7:30 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 18:  7:30 – 9 p.m.
Nov. 1:  7 – 8:30 pm.
Nov. 10:  7 – 8:30 p.m.
Nov. 15: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Dec. 6: 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Planetarium open houses:
Sept. 13:  7:15 p.m.
Oct. 11:  7:15 p.m.
Nov. 8:  7:15 p.m.

For more information, call the Washburn physics and astronomy department at 670-2141 or check the Web site at washburn.edu/cas/physics/crane.html

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(Dena Anson, 785-670-1711)

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