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October 2012 News Releases

November open house schedule at Crane Observatory and planetarium

The open house schedule for Crane Observatory and planetarium for November is:


  • Nov. 1: 7-8:30 pm.
  • Nov. 10: 7–8:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 15: 7–8:30 p.m.


  • Nov. 8: 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. The observatory events are canceled in the event of poor viewing conditions. Planetarium open houses, indoors, are only canceled in severe weather.

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


Dena Anson, university relations, 785-670-1711