Lenoir-Rhyne University in conjunction with the Catawba Valley Astronomy Club is sponsoring a Public Observing Night on Friday, October 16 in the LR Observatory. This free event will begin at 7:30 p.m. and conclude at approximately 10:00 p.m.
The public is invited to come to the top of Minges Science Building where several telescopes will be set up in addition to the 12.5 inch Cassegrain telescope in the observatory dome. To access the rooftop observatory, enter the building then take the elevator to the 4th floor and take the stairs to the roof. Participants are encouraged to wear warm clothes or bring a blanket.