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Observatory Open House

Preparing for the Great American Eclipse
Presented by:  Dr. Wes Ryle


On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the mainland United States for the first time since 1979. Want to know where to go to get the best view? Want how to safely view the eclipse? Want to know the science behind the phenomenon? Join us and get prepared for this historic event!

Arrive early for Family STEM Night - demonstrations and activities related to space and the eclipse, designed for our younger scientists in training. Arrive in the Saints Center at 7PM to join in the fun!

Stay late for the night sky! Weather permitting, join us after the talk for a viewing of the stars and more at The BB&T Observatory. Thomas More College faculty and students will be available to help the public view the night sky through a telescope.

This talk is intended for a general audience. All ages are welcome. The event is free and open to the public.

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When and Where:
Saturday, May 6thth
7:00 p.m. - Family STEM Night - Saints Center
8:00 p.m. - Eclipse Lecture - Steigerwald Hall, Saints Center
9:00 Night Sky Viewing - The BB&T Observatory (weather permitting)

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

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