Student observatory open to the public Jan. 24

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Student observatory open to the public Jan. 24

16-inch Cassegrain reflector

The UNL Student Observatory will be open to the public 7:30 to 10 p.m. Jan. 24. The observatory, located on top of the Stadium Parking Garage, on the corner of Stadium Drive and T Street, hosts free, public nights every third Friday from January through April.

The event is weather permitting. A presenter will use various telescopes to show currently prominent objects in the sky, including the moon, other planets, nebulae and star clusters.

For more information, send email to or call 402-472-4728. For current updates on the public nights, access the observatory’s Twitter feed at

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