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Public Observing Schedule and Updates

Status Update for next MTS: As of Monday, it looks like we may have clear skies in the early evening on Tues. the 30th, but clouds are forecast later in the evening. Please be sure to check back here before coming to campus in case we need to cancel.


Chancellor Allison, Dean Dunn, and Professors Hinnefeld and Scott in the IUSB Observatory IUSB Observatory at Night Professor Hinnefeld Controlling Robotic Mount

Please join us for the next Meet the Stars event at the IU South Bend observatory:

  • Date: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
  • Meeting Time: 9:00 p.m.
  • Meeting Location: The north entrance of Northside Hall (scroll down for a campus map, but note that Greenlawn Hall has been recently demolished.)

We'll have someone at the entrance between 9:00 and 9:15 p.m.; if you arrive after 9:15, and no one is at the entrance, please feel free to call Prof. Scott's office, at 574-520-5527, and we'll arrange for someone to come down to let you in and escort you to the observatory. Before coming, please be sure to check the top of this page for status updates in case we need to cancel.

Planned Viewing Objects:

  • Near conjunction of Jupiter and Venus!
  • Lunar cratering

This is a public event, and all are welcome!


Previous 2014 MTS Events: Aug. 28, July 25, June 26

Map of meeting location