UNCG Campus Weekly

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Starlight, stars bright, at planetarium and observatory

Photo of Horne ObservatoryThe stars will be on full display this semester in both the UNCG Planetarium and the Three College Observatory with upcoming winter and spring dates. Reservations are needed to see shows in both locations.

The UNCG Planetarium, operated by the Department of Physics and Astronomy, is in Room 310 of the Petty Science Building. The planetarium will be open for public viewing on the following dates at 7:30 p.m.:

  • Friday, March 2
  • Friday, April 27  

The Three College Observatory, operated jointly by UNCG, North Carolina A&T State University, and Guilford College, will have public viewings on the following dates and times:

  • Saturday, Feb.10, 7 p.m.
  • Friday, March 16, 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 21, 8:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 18, 8:30 p.m.

Update: Reservations are needed for these Three College Observatory dates (info is here), as well as for the UNCG Planetarium dates.

For more information about the public nights and to reserve seats for the shows, please visit the Physics Department website at physics.uncg.edu.