Westmont Obersvatory to Turn Telescope to Jupiter, Mars for Public Viewing

Jupiter and Mars will be the focus of June’s free public viewing of the stars at theWestmont Observatory beginning at 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 17.

Despite a near-full moon, Westmont’s Keck Telescope, a 24-inch f/8 Cassegrain reflecting instrument with Ritchey-Chretien optics, will zoom in on Jupiter, which will be about 40 degrees above the horizon. more

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