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Telescope Night

A night with the stars

As soon as the sun set Monday, students gathered around the Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes to look at planets and listen to Dale Fields speak. Early...

Staring into the starlight

Most of the stars that can be seen in smoggy Los Angeles are the ones that line the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But, on...

Stellar Moonlight

An overcast sky in Los Angeles made it difficut to see the brilliant bands of light in the Milky Way galaxy. However, the moon...

A night under the stars

Students were able to step into the shoes of an astronomer  by having a place to learn and star-gaze. Physics Department Chair Dale Fields...

Starlight, star bright

From a heated Thanksgiving weekend to a drop in temperatures Monday, students bundled up and stargazed at the clear night sky. The Physics and...

Preview: Telescope night

The stars have been used to navigate and tell stories historically, but these days, when living in the city, they can go completely unnoticed. The...

A night fit for Galileo

Pierce students and those interested in seeing close up versions of celestial objects showed up Monday night at the Center for Sciences to get...

Clear skies and startling sights

Colors from the setting sun bleed off the sky until pitch darkness takes its throne and a rising half moon marks the hour for...

Looking through the lens

One after another, attendees pressed the lens of their smart phones against the telescope eyepiece and snapped photos of the magnified Half Moon. Five telescopes...

PREVIEW: Telescope night shows the galaxy through a lens

Telescope night will provide the opportunity to view Jupiter, the moon, birthplaces of stars, binary stars and a galaxy or two on Thursday, May...

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