Denison Planetarium Open House Now Set For Three Showings
Posted: February 22, 2001
Three presentations of the "March Skies" show in Denison's planetarium are set for Thursday (March 8). Lauren Jones, assistant professor of physics and the director of Swasey Observatory, will host the star shows at 7 p.m., 7:45 and 8:20 p.m. in Denison's Olin Science Hall with assistance from physics students. The shows are suitable for children and family participation is encouraged.
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 a computer.
Seating is limited to about 35 persons in the planetarium per show. No reservations are needed for these free presentations.
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