Friday, March 27, 2015

Friday Night Star Parties return to UIS

Friday Night Star Parties 8-10 p.m. return on April 10, 17 and 24 at the UIS observatory on the roof of Brookens Library, University of Illinois Springfield.

Visitors learn about galaxies, the sun and stars and view Jupiter, the Moon and the Great Nebula Orion through telescopes.

Hosted by John Martin, assistant professor of astronomy and physics. Free. Weather permitting; for weather questions, call 206-8342 at 7 p.m. on the evening of the Star Party.

For more information, email or visit UIS Star Parties.

This article appeared in The State Journal-Register on March 26, 2015.

Read the entire article here.