March 2, 2015

Star Parties, Lectures, Demonstrations

Free Saturday Events at the Observatory

All are invited to free weekly star viewing on Saturday evenings this spring at the Jack C. Davis Observatory at Western Nevada College Carson City campus.

Enjoy a variety of free lectures at 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. on the first and third weeks of the month, offered by Mike Thomas or John Dykes.

Science demonstrations are offered on the second Saturday each month by WNC Physics Professor Tom Herring.

Learn about various topics in science and science history.

Upcoming Lectures Include:

March 14: "The History of Star Trek" - Mike Thomas 6:30 pm
March 28: "Astro-photography" - John Dykes 6:30 pm
April 11: "Tour of the Universe" Mike Thomas 7:30pm
April 25: "Early Years of Space Exploration" -Mike Thomas
May 9: "Infinity and Beyond" 7:30 PM - Mike Thomas
May 23: "The Milky Way" 7:30 PM - Mike Thomas
June 13: "Ancient Astronauts, Fact or Fiction" 7:30 PM by Mike Thomas
June 27: "Aliens in the Movies" 7:30 PM by Mike Thomas

For additional information, please contact:
WNC Information and Marketing Services
2201 W. College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-3234
Fax: 775-445-3198
E-mail: info_desk@wnc.edu


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