Explore the Nighttime Sky at College’s Annual Star Party
Published on: October 25, 2012
Gaze into the sky during Lone Star College-Montgomery’s annual “Star Party” on Wednesday, November 14, at 6:30 p.m., in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102.
Dr. Aaron Clevenson, astronomy professor at LSC-Montgomery and an expert of star observations, will make a special presentation on the details of the Percival Lowell, a famous U.S. astronomer. His presentation will be followed by an outdoor viewing of the nighttime sky from the college’s soccer field.
The evening will also feature brief student presentations on types of telescopes, the Galilean Moons, stars, lunar phases, and constellations. Plus there will be a special treasure hunt with 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 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, 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 six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu