Lone Star College-Montgomery Hosts Special Sky Viewing & Star Party

Published on: November 04, 2010

Gaze into the sky at Lone Star College-Montgomery during the annual “Star Party” on Wednesday, November 17, at 6:30 p.m., in Building A, Room 100.  Dr. Aaron Clevenson, astronomy professor at LSC-Montgomery, will kick-off the evening with a special astronomy presentation, followed by an outdoor viewing of the nighttime sky from the top of the college’s new parking garage.
 
The evening will also feature brief student presentations on planets, constellations, the moon, and catastrophes within the solar system, as well as a special treasure hunt with door prizes for those who participate.
 
Students, staff, and faculty members, as well as community members are invited to attend this free, family-friendly event. No astronomy experience is required.
 
For more information about the “Star Party,” contact Dr. Aaron 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.
 
With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for fall 2010, and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.