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Explore the Universe, Learn About Telescopes at Planetarium Viewings

Sept. 6-7 Showings Inside Dan Black Planetarium
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Explore the universe or learn all about telescopes Sept.6-7 inside Cal State Fullerton’s Dan Black Planetarium. The portable planetarium will be set up inside the Kathryn T. McCarty Grand Foyer of the Clayes Performing Arts Center.

These special viewings, presented by the Physics and Theatre and Dance departments, are free and open to the public. The schedule for the viewings is as follows:

  • 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, and 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7 — “Two Small Pieces of Glass” focuses on the history of telescopes and how they work (lasts about 22 minutes).
  • 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, and 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7 — “From Earth to the Universe” explores many aspects of astronomy, including black holes, and provides other details about discoveries and mysteries of the universe (lasts about 31 minutes).

A 2014 donation by Dan Black, a 1967 physics alumnus and entrepreneur, made the purchase of the portable planetarium possible. For more info, contact Shovit Bhari, staff physicist.