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Keystone Observatory Announces Spring Sessions

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Posted: 03/02/2012

La Plume – The Keystone College Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory will begin its spring program on Wednesday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. and continue each Wednesday and Friday through June 1.

Open to the public and free of charge, the spring sessions will be held regardless of sky conditions and will be cancelled by the threat of or a forecast for severe weather. 

This season’s astronomical programs will feature an illustrated lecture and telescopic observations. The main objects planned for viewing include the moon, the planets Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn, and various double stars, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies.

Large groups such as school classes, scouts, and community organizations interested in attending a session may contact Professor Thomas Cupillari at 945-8402.

The Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory is located approximately two miles west on Route 107 from Interstate 81 exit 202 and approximately two miles east of Fleetville on Route 107. 

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