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Jack C. Davis Observatory

2699 Vanpatten Ave NV 89703 United States
775-445-3311 http://www.wnc.edu/observatory/

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January 2018

WNC Observatory presents: Jeremiah Paul on Stellar Archaeology

January 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Jack C. Davis Observatory, 2699 Vanpatten Ave NV 89703 United States + Google Map
Free

Paul will lecture on Stellar Archaeology. Paul is nearing his Bachelor of Science degree with a physics major and astronomy minor at the University of Nevada, Reno. He will soon begin graduate studies in astronomy and astrophysics.

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WNC Observatory presents: Blue Moon Total Lunar Eclipse

January 31 @ 3:00 am - 7:00 am
Jack C. Davis Observatory, 2699 Vanpatten Ave NV 89703 United States + Google Map
Free

The month’s featured attraction is a total lunar eclipse viewing party that will test astronomy lovers’ ability to function on very little sleep. Viewing at JCDO will run from 3:15 a.m. to 7 a.m. The lunar eclipse will be even more unique by the fact that the day will double as a blue moon, marking the second full moon of the month. “The eclipse will begin with shadow onset at 3:48 a.m. and reach totality at about 4:51 a.m.,” said Thomas Herring, JCDO…

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