See sky in new way at UMSL observatory

The University of Missouri–St. Louis Department of Physics and Astronomy will hold a public viewing of Saturn, Mars, Venus, Beehive Cluster and Hercules Cluster at 8:30 p.m. April 24 at the Richard D. Schwarz Observatory. The viewing is free and open to the public.

All open houses include a viewing of the first quarter moon, along with additional nebulae and galaxies. In the case of inclement weather, the open house will be at 8:30 p.m. on April 25.

The Richard D. Schwartz Observatory is located at Florissant Rd. and Rosedale Dr. on UMSL’s campus.

Visit or call 314-516-5706­ for directions and information.


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