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Friday, April 26, 2013by millie.lange

The public is invited to observe the wonders of the Virgo cluster from Eastern Illinois University’s observatory at 8 p.m. Friday, April 26 in Charleston. In addition, Jupiter will just be setting. Photos taken since January by EIU astronomy students will also be on display. Even if it’s cloudy, the facility will be open for tours. This will be the last open house of the spring semester. Eastern's observatory, which features a state-of-the-art, 16-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, is located southwest of the Campus Pond. For a campus map, see www.eiu.edu/map.

For more information, please call the physics department at 217-581-3220.

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