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September 2012 News Releases

October open houses schedule at Crane Observatory and planetarium

The open house schedule for Crane Observatory and planetarium for October is:
Oct. 4: 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 13:  7:30 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 18:  7:30 – 9 p.m.
Oct. 11:  7:15 p.m.

The observatory and planetarium are in Stoffer Science Hall on the Washburn University campus. Open houses are free and open to the public. Observatory open houses are canceled if weather conditions are not conducive to viewing the night sky. Planetarium open houses are canceled only the case of severe weather, as they are inside.

For more information, call the Washburn physics and astronomy department at 785-670-2141 or check the website at:

Dena Anson, university relations, 785-670-1711