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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1065
Fax:     (239) 590-1066
Email:  apacheco@fgcu.edu

 

 

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FGCU presents Saturn Observation Campaign Jan. 31
1/21/2004

WHO     FGCU Astronomy Group, for the public

WHAT     “Saturn Observation Campaign 2004 at the Evelyn L. Egan Observatory” featuring

·     a presentation about Saturn and NASA’s Cassini Mission due to arrive at Saturn in July

·     videos about Saturn

·     posters and

·     viewing of Saturn and other celestial objects through a variety of telescopes including FGCU’s research-grade, 16-inch Ritchey-Chrétien telescope

WHEN     Beginning at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31. Visitors are strongly encouraged to attend even if the weather is unpredictable. Cloudy afternoons typically clear as the evening progresses.

WHERE     FGCU Evelyn L. Egan Observatory

WHY     Saturn is the closest to Earth it has been during the past 30 years and is one of the most spectacular objects in the night sky. The best time to observe it is now.

COST     Free, however donations are accepted

CONTACT     Michael Fauerbach at (239) 590-7219 or mfauerba@fgcu.edu

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