Westmont hosts free star-gazing session

A clear view of Saturn and a first-quarter moon are among the glittering attractions that Westmont College officials hope to offer to the public during a free public viewing at the campus observatory tomorrow evening. Using the recently installed Keck Telescope, one of the most powerful telescopes in the region, participants will search out globular clusters, galaxy groups and double stars. While free viewings are offered every third Friday of the month, students and faculty typically use the 24-inch reflector telescope to conduct astronomical research. more

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