Denison Planetarium Sets Final Fall Open House
Posted: October 30, 2001
??The Denison University Planetarium will conclude its fall semester series of open houses with "November Skies" on Thursday (Nov. 8) in Olin Science Hall. Shows are scheduled at 7 p.m., 7:45 p.m., and 8:20 p.m. Lauren Jones, assistant professor of physics and the director of Swasey Observatory, will host the star show with assistance from physics students.
No reservations are necessary for this free presentation and families are encouraged to attend. Another series of open houses will be scheduled during spring semester.
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.
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