CHESTER, Pa. — The Widener University Observatory resumes its public stargazing sessions on Friday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. All are invited to see the stars, planets and other celestial wonders using the observatory’s 12- and 16-inch computerized reflecting telescopes. Widener astronomy professors, with assistance from undergraduate students, will be on hand to offer assistance.
Upcoming stargazing sessions include Monday twilight viewings on Sept. 14, 21 and 28 from 8-9 p.m. and Oct. 5, 12 and 19 from 7-8 p.m. In addition to the Friday, Sept. 11 viewing, the observatory will host a Friday evening session on Oct. 2 from 8-9 p.m.
There will also be a special session on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 9-10:30 p.m. to view the total lunar eclipse.
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