Observatory & Planetarium Schedules

Sam Houston State University Planetarium Schedule, Fall 2014       

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Bad Astronomy

Friday, October 17, 2014

Bad Astronomy


*Friday, November 21, 2014

Bad Astronomy

*Friday, December 5, 2014

Bad Astronomy

*Friday, December 12, 2014

Bad Astronomy

*Show may be cancelled due to upgrades to the planetarium. Once the upgrades are complete, schedule will continue.

All shows begin at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free. The planetarium is located in the Farrington Building, Room 102. 

For more information, contact Mike Prokosch at 936-294-3664. For a complete list of all shows available please Check out http://shsu-planetarium.wikispaces.com/. Clear Skies!

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Sam Houston State University Observatory Schedule, Fall 2014

Dates (Day of Week):

September 17, 2014 (W)

September 19, 2014 (F)

September 23, 2014 (T)  New Moon. Skies should be dark!

September 24, 2014 (W)

September 29, 2014 (M)

September 30, 2014 (T)

October 9, 2014 (Th)  Remnants of Draconid meteor shower

October 10, 2014 (F)

October 13, 2014 (M)

October 14, 2014 (T)

October 21, 2014 (T)  Orionid Meteor Shower

October 22, 2014 (W)  Partial Solar Eclipse tomorrow

October 28, 2014 (T)

October 29, 2014 (W)

November 5, 2014 (W)

November 6, 2014 (Th)

November 13 (Th)

November 14 (F)  Last Quarter Moon. Last lab


Time (for all dates): 8:00 p.m.

These are all of the possible dates for the observatory. Any of these dates can and will be canceled if the weather is raining. If the weather is merely overcast, the lab at the observatory will remain a go but with different requirements. Call 936-294-3664 to see if the observatory lab has been canceled. Students arriving later than 15 minutes after start time will not be admitted. Arrive early. Bring a red flashlight and expect mosquitoes.

There will be no makeup days for any labs canceled. Any questions or concerns should be directed to Dr. Miller.

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