P. Winkler

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Open House Nights at the College Observatory

The Physics Department will again host a series of Open House nights at the College Observatory this summer.  The observatory, located atop McCardell Bicentennial Hall, will be open to the public for viewing the heavens on the following Wednesday evenings: … Continue reading

Venus Transit Viewing at College Observatory

On Tuesday, June 5, local residents will have what will be literally the only opportunity in their lifetime to view a rare astronomical event–a transit of Venus. Shortly before sunset, Venus will pass directly between Earth and the Sun. Transits … Continue reading

Lecture on Webb Space Telescope, Successor to Hubble

On Monday, October 17, the Physics Department will sponsor a talk by Dr. George Sonneborn of the Space Telescope Science Institute. Dr. Sonneborn will speak on “Imaging and Spectroscopy with the James Webb Space Telescope.” The successor to Hubble, the … Continue reading

Open House Night at College Observatory on October 14

The Middlebury College Physics Department will host a fall Open House night at the College Observatory on Friday evening October 14, during the College’s annual Fall Family Weekend. The College Observatory, located atop McCardell Bicentennial Hall, will be open to … Continue reading

Public Viewing Night at College Observatory on August 10

The final open house night of the summer season at the Middlebury College Observatory, sponsored by the College Physics Department, is scheduled for Wednesday evening August 10. The observatory, located atop McCardell Bicentennial Hall, will be open to the public … Continue reading

Open House Nights at the College Observatory: July 6, 20

The Physics Department at Middlebury College will sponsor two open house nights at the College Observatory in July, on Wednesday evenings, July 6 and July 20. The observatory, located atop McCardell Bicentennial Hall, will be open to the public for viewing … Continue reading

Public Night at College Observatory, June 15

The Physics Department at Middlebury College will sponsor the first “open house” night of the summer season on Wednesday evening, June 15, at the College Observatory, located atop McCardell-Bicentennial Hall. The observatory will be open to the public for viewing … Continue reading