FHSU Astronomy Day
04/24/2001

HAYS, KS -- The Fort Hays State University Astronomy Club will host Astronomy Day April 27-28 with events held on the FHSU campus and at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History.

Astronomy Day will begin with a presentation on Native American Astronomy at 8 p.m. Friday, April 27, in Tomanek Hall, room 106. The presentation will be given by David Alexander from Wichita State University.

On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sternberg Museum, the public is invited to observe sunspots through solar-safe telescopes. The day will conclude with a Star Party from 9 p.m. to midnight on the FHSU grounds west of Hays -- from rodeo grounds one mile west and a quarter-mile north.

All events are free to the public. For more information on Astronomy Day contact Paul Adams, FHSU associate professor of physics, at (785) 628-4500 or by e-mail at padams@fhsu.edu.


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