Friday, September 3, 2010

Season's Star Parties start Sept. 10 at UIS

The University of Illinois Springfield’s Friday night Star Parties will resume on Friday, Sept. 10 and continue each Friday though Oct. 22. They are held from 8 to 10 p.m. in the UIS observatory.

Conducted by John Martin, assistant professor of astronomy and physics, Star Parties are free. The observatory entrance is at the southeast corner of Brookens Library. To learn whether the weather is suitable for viewing, call 206-8342 after 7 p.m. the day of the party.

The event was featured in a September 3, 2010, article in The State Journal-Register.

Download a PDF of the article