Goodnight Moon, and Jupiter and Mars

Friday, May. 2, 2014 8:36 am

The moon, Jupiter, and Mars will be the featured celestial objects at an open house at Grinnell College’s Grant O. Gale Observatory at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 7.

Robert Cadmus, Breid-McFarland Professor of Science, professor of physics, and observatory director, will lead the free, public observation. If the weather is cloudy, the program will consist of computer imaging demonstrations and videotaped views through the telescope.

The Grant O. Gale observatory is located on the north perimeter of the Grinnell College campus, north of 10th Avenue and adjacent to Les Duke Track. To receive notification of future observatory open houses, contact Robert Cadmus, 641-269-3016 (office), 641-269-3014 (observatory).