Green Bank Observatory enables leading edge research at radio wavelengths by offering telescope, facility and advanced instrumentation access to the astronomy community as well as to other basic and applied research communities. With radio astronomy as its foundation, the Green Bank Observatory is a world leader in advancing research, innovation, and education.
The planetarium presents free public shows on alternating Friday evenings. The shows provide a glimpse into the night sky, highlighting the wonders of the universe, its origins and our place among the cosmos; see the schedule . The observatory is located atop the physics department and is equipped with a 14-inch Celestron telescope for public viewing in concert with the planetarium shows.
AUG 21st, 2017
West Virginia University Pre-Eclipse Celebration
When: Saturday, August 19th from 9am - 12pm
Where: WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy | White Hall | 135 Willey St., Morgantown, WV 26501
Participants will receive “passports” that take them on a self-guided learning adventure full of mini-lectures, hands-on activities, planetarium shows, and rooftop observing.