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The Return of the King - Jupiter is Back!

Presented by: Dr. Wes Ryle

The king of the planets has returned to the evening skies!  Jupiter can be seen rising in the east shortly after sunset.  Join us as we explore the largest planet, its swirling atmosphere, the Great Red Spot, and its interesting moons.  We’ll also discuss NASA’s Juno spacecraft which is currently on its way to Jupiter, scheduled to arrive in July 2016.   
Join us afterward for an up-close look at the Moon, Jupiter, stars and more with telescopes at The Bank of Kentucky Observatory (weather permitting).
This talk is intended for a general audience.  All ages are welcome.  The event is free and open to the public.  Thomas More College faculty and students will assist visitors in using the telescopes at the observatory.

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When and Where:
Saturday, January 31st
7:00 PM - Introduction and Talk - Steigerwald Hall in the TMC Saints Center
8:00 PM - Telescope Viewing - The Bank of Kentucky Observatory (weather permitting)

Both located on the campus of Thomas More College:
333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017

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FREE and open to the public.  No reservations required.  All ages welcome.

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Talk - 7PM, Observing - 8PM

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Talk - 8PM, Observing - 9PM

Topic TBA
Saturday, April 25th
Talk - 8PM, Observing - 9PM