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Astronomy: Famous Astronomers

Event Date:Friday, July 25, 2014 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
2-day event
Event Time:9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Location: Lake Afton Observatory

Earth turns on its axis, stars fuse hydrogen into helium and our galaxy is one of billions in a vast expanding universe. Today we know these things, but who were the men and women who figured them out? Find out while we look at Saturn, a multiple star system, a cluster of stars, a planetary nebula and a distant galaxy. "Famous Astronomers" will be presented Aug. 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 and in September. For a full schedule of events, visit http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3005

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 are admitted free. Special family rate is $15 for two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren.

For more information, call 316-978-3991 or email robert.henry@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Fairmount Center for Science and Mathematics Education

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