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NMSU campus observatory to hold open house June 30

New Mexico State University's Department of Astronomy will hold an open house at the campus observatory starting at 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 30.

permitting, participants will observe the planets Jupiter, Saturn and Mars and some beautiful star clusters. Astronomy personnel on hand will be faculty member Nicole Vogt and several graduate students.

The Tombaugh Observatory is located east of Williams Avenue, near the running track. Admission is free and children are welcome.

For more information call the astronomy department at (505) 646-4438.

Karl Hill
June 19, 2006