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Friday, April 06, 2018
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8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Stargazing in the Duke Forest

Join Duke physics department members for stargazing through our 10" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes at the Duke Teaching Observatory. We will point the telescopes at interesting objects in the sky and discuss what we know about the objects we observe, and how we know it. All welcome. More details at

- Astronomical observations are very weather dependent. Check the web page for weather cancellations before heading out.
- The site is outdoors in the Duke Forest. Dress appropriately, taking into account it may be colder in the Forest than it is in town.

Contact: Ronen Plesser