Denison Planetarium Plans 'October Skies' Open House
Posted: October 21, 2002
The Denison University planetarium will present "October Skies" at 7 and 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday (Oct. 29) in the Olin Science Hall. The open house shows boast a Halloween theme. No reservations are necessary for this free presentation and families are encouraged to attend. Seating is limited to about 40 persons for each show.
The Denison planetarium contains a Zeiss ZKP3 state-of-the-art planetarium projector. This instrument is housed in an 8-meter dome and is controlled by computer.
Associate Professor Wes Walter, chair of the department of physics and astronomy, will host the star shows. Walter joined the Denison faculty in 1996. He earned his bachelor of science degree at the University of Dallas and his master's and doctoral degrees at Rice University, Houston.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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