Observatory and Planetarium
Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois
Saturday, April 30, 2005, 8:30-10:00 pm
Augustana College's John Deere Planetarium will be open to the public on
Saturday, April 30 for the annual Spring Open House. The planetarium,
located at 820 38th Street, Rock Island, will be open from 8:30 p.m. until
10:00 p.m., with indoor and outdoor programs in the planetarium, the Carl
Gamble Observatory, and the building's grounds.
Planetarium Director Dr. Lee Carkner will be joined by Director Emeritus Dr. Mel Peterson, members of the Augustana College Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Augustana College Physics Club in leading the programs and in answering visitor questions.
The observatory is unheated so please dress as appropriate for the weather. In the event of cloudy sky conditions, the indoor planetarium programs will still be offered. There is no charge for admission. For more information contact Dr. Lee Carkner at 309-794-7327.
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