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Griffin Observatory Public Viewing Night

Fall 2018: Oct 5, 12, 19, 26. Nov 2, 9. Winter 2019: Feb 8, 15, 22. March 1, 8.

Doors open 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., weather permitting.
exterior of Kemper Center, beside Lake Michigan

The Carthage College Society of Physics Students and the Tremper High School Astronomical Society will make available to the public Carthage's 11-inch telescope on select Fridays at the Griffin Observatory on the Kemper Center campus. Guests are encouraged to dress warmly. Some stair climbing is required. We encourage children who are accompanied by adults. Free and open to the public.

The Griffin Observatory allows adventurers to see the universe from a historic setting, using modern technology. Following a four-year renovation, the 19th century astronomy laboratory has taken on new life as a stargazing, teaching and recreation facility. It’s open to the public on select nights during the year.

Email bschwartz@carthage.edu with questions.