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Due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe, please note that events may be canceled or moved to a virtual format.

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First Quarter Moon
21
Dec

Fall Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Enjoy the wonders and majesty of the summer sky! Join Professor Harry Augensen for a night of virtual stargazing via Zoom from the comfort of your own home. No registration is required.

Sun with prominences
18
Jan

Spring Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Live via Zoom!
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us for an evening of stargazing- virtually from the comfort of your own home! Professor Augensen will lead a riveting discussion and presentation of the universe like you've never seen before! No registration required. IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR ZOOM IS UPGRADED TO 5.0.

Observatory NGC 4565 Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices
05
Feb

Spring Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us for a Virtual Stargazing session! Enjoy the wonders of the evening sky with your friends and family in the comfort of your own home! No registration required!

M104 Sombrero Galaxy
15
Mar

Spring Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Live via Zoom!
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us for an evening of stargazing- virtually from the comfort of your own home! Professor Augensen will lead a riveting discussion and presentation of the universe like you've never seen before! No registration required. IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR ZOOM IS UPGRADED TO 5.0.

Globular Star Cluster M13
24
Mar

Stargazing: Spring Teachers' Night

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  • Live via Zoom!
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Calling all K-12 teachers! The Widener Observatory wants to treat you to a night among the stars! You spend all day helping students reach for the stars! Now, treat yourself and your family to an unforgettable experience!

NGC 891 Edge-On Spiral Galaxy in Andromeda
09
Apr

Spring Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us for a Virtual Stargazing session! Enjoy the wonders of the evening sky with your friends and family in the comfort of your own home! No registration required!

Lunar Apennine Mountains
19
Apr

Spring Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Live via Zoom!
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us for an evening of stargazing- virtually from the comfort of your own home! Professor Augensen will lead a riveting discussion and presentation of the universe like you've never seen before! No registration required.

Sun with prominences
17
May

Fall Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join Professor Augensen for a special stargazing treat! Participants will enjoy "The Sky", a planetarium program and also lots of pictures of celestial objects! Learn more about Jupiter, Saturn and Venus' summer movement as well as Mars' fall movement. Stay for Q&A at the end! No advance registration required. The session would be weather-independent.

M42 Orion Nebula
04
Jun

Spring Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Alumni
  • Community/Public
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Looking for something to do after the sun goes down? Reach for the stars and explore the galaxy with Widener's Observatory!