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Jovians in July – TRU Newsroom

Jovians in July – TRU Newsroom

July 2, 2019 at 5:08 pm  Education, Kamloops, News

Observe the night sky through TRU’s high-powered telescope located on the roof of the International Building.

This event is open to everyone and admission is fee.

Take the elevator to the fourth floor to access the observatory.

Observing highlights include

  • the sun before sunset
  • a close conjunction of the Moon, Mars and Mercury shortly after dusk
  • Jupiter and Saturn as the skies become dark

Volunteers from the Kamloops Astronomical Society to be on hand to answer questions. Coffee and cookies will be available (as long as supplies last).

Important: the weather is unsettled at this time and may affect viewing. If the skies are cloudy, there may not be a lot to see. This is part of the nature of optical astronomy.

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