Lone Star College-Montgomery Hosts Star Party and Sky Viewing

Published on: November 12, 2009

Lone Star College-Montgomery will host a “Star Party” on Wednesday, November 18, at 6:30 p.m., in Building A, Room 102. Dr. Aaron Clevenson, astronomy professor at LSC-Montgomery, will present “What’s the Big Deal About Galileo?”
 
After Dr. Clevenson’s presentation, attendees will head outside to the campus’ athletic fields behind Building A for a special viewing of nighttime sky. The viewing will feature four stations: planets, spectroscopy, constellations, and deep space objects/asterisms.
 
Students, staff, and faculty, as well as community members are invited to attend this free, family-friendly event. Door prizes will be given out. No astronomy experience is required.
 
For more information about the “Star Party,” contact Dr. Clevenson at aaron.b.clevenson@LoneStar.edu
 
LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
 
Lone Star College System consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Center, LSC-University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. With more than 58,000 students in credit classes this fall, LSCS is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and third largest community college system in Texas. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.