Thursday, September 1, 2011

UIS Star Parties to resume Sept. 9

The University of Illinois Springfield’s Star Parties will resume Friday, Sept. 9, and continue every Friday night through Oct. 28, weather permitting.

Star Parties, conducted from 8 to 10 p.m. in the UIS observatory by professor of astronomy and physics John Martin, are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.

The entrance to the campus observatory is on the southeast corner of Brookens Library.

The parties were featured in an September 1, 2011, article in The State Journal-Register.

Read the article online