Keystone College observatory fall program to begin Sept. 9

For Abington Journal | August 17th, 2015 1:15 pm

LA PLUME — The Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory will begin its fall program at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9. It will continue each Wednesday and Friday evening through Friday, Nov. 20.

The astronomical programs will feature an illustrated lecture and weather-permitted observation through telescopes. The main objects planned for observation include the moon; planets Saturn, Uranus and Neptune; and various double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies.

Open to the public and free of charge, fall sessions will be held regardless of sky conditions and will be cancelled only by the threat of severe weather.

Large groups such as school classes, Scouts and community organizations interested in attending a session may contact Jo-Ann Kamichitis at 570-945-8402 or email to arrange a private appointment.

The observatory is located on Route 107, approximately two miles west of Interstate 81, exit 202, and approximately two miles east of Fleetville.

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Information provided by Keystone College.