Sept. 5, 2012 — The public is invited to join Morehead State University’s faculty and staff in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences, along with astronomy students from Rowan County Senior High and Middle School for “International Observe the Moon Night” at the MSU Space Science Center Saturday, Sept. 22, from 7-10:30 p.m.
The Space Science Center is located at 235 Martindale Drive on the East end of the campus.
“International Observe the Moon Night” 2012 is the third internationally-coordinated annual public outreach event dedicated to engaging the general public in an annual lunar observation campaign that shares the excitement of lunar science and exploration.
“Throughout the night enjoy a fun family event for all ages. This event is free and open to the public. Participants will enjoy talks about the moon and evening sky in the Star Theater, participate in our Moon related activities, then move outside to observe the moon with telescopes provided by MSU,” said Eric Thomas, MSU Star Theater director.
Parking will be in the MSU lot in front of the SSC.
Information is available from Thomas at 783-9593 or visit www2.moreheadstate.edu/startheater.