Astronomy Open House Set for Friday Now Cancelled
Editor’s Note: Due to expected inclement weather featuring the strong possibility of precipitation featuring a snow/ice mix, the Astronomy Open House scheduled for tonight (Friday, Dec. 4) has been cancelled.
COLLEGE STATION — The Astrophysics Group in the Texas A&M University Department of Physics and Astronomy will host its monthly Astronomy Open House Friday (Dec. 4) from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the campus observatory. The free, holiday-themed event will feature telescope observing (weather permitting, hands-on demonstrations and a brief public talk by a Texas A&M astronomer, complete with complimentary hot chocolate and cider.
Free parking is available in Lot No. 1 of the Brayton Fire Training Center, from which individuals can board a free shuttle bus that will transport them to and from the observatory. The first shuttle will depart for the observatory at 7:25 p.m., with additional shuttles running every 15 minutes. The final shuttle will leave from the observatory en route to Brayton at 9:30 p.m.
Contact: Keely Finkelstein, Texas A&M University Astrophysics Outreach Coordinator, (979) 862-2105 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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