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Astronomy Day (October 12, 2013)

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On October 12, 2013 the Wheaton College Observatory opens its doors for the public for the occasion of the international Astronomy Day. Several telescopes will be set up and pointed at various objects in the sky, including the moon, the famous Andromeda Galaxy, colorful binary stars and beautiful star clusters. You even might have the opportunity to see the planets Uranus and Neptune. The new 24-inch telescope in the dome will be open for viewing as well. The observatory will be open from 8PM to 10PM and is located at the fourth floor of the Meyer Science Center on the campus of Wheaton College.

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