Evening with the Stars

Saturday - April 29, 2017
8:00 PM
Craig Auditorium, GEB 233

Explore the mysteries of the universe in this free presentation.

Spend an Evening with the Stars when Johnson County Community College’s Astronomy Department presents From Dark Stars to LIGO: How General Relativity Shaped the Study of Gravity.

Jackson Conners, a JCCC Honors program student, will enlighten you with some literal “mysteries of the universe.” After his presentation, JCCC astronomy faculty will provide tips on viewing the upcoming 2017 solar eclipse.

If weather cooperates, Paul Tebbe Observatory will be open to view:

  • the Orion Nebula
  • the Beehive Cluster
  • Jupiter
  • the Moon

For more information, contact either Doug Patterson, dpatter@jccc.edu or 913-469-8500, ext. 4268, or William Koch, wkoch@jccc.edu or 913-469-8500, ext. 3725.