Star Gazers, Aspiring Astronomers Invited to College’s ‘Star Party’ November 18

Published on: November 07, 2013

Dr. Aaron Clevenson, astronomy professor at LSC-Montgomery
Hunt for stars, constellations, and cosmic calamities with LSC-Montgomery's astronomy professor Dr. Aaron Clevenson during the college's Star Party on November 18, at 6 p.m.
Enjoy the wonders of the nighttime sky during Lone Star College-Montgomery’s annual “Star Party” on Monday, November 18, at 6 p.m., in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102. This family-friendly event begins with “Things That Go Bump in the Night—Cosmic Calamities,” a special presentation by Dr. Aaron Clevenson, astronomy professor at LSC-Montgomery and an expert of star observations. An outdoor viewing of the nighttime sky from the top level of the college’s parking garage will follow his presentation.
 
Children and adults alike will enjoy the special treasure hunt for stars, star clusters, stellar evolution, constellations, and supernovas. All those who successfully complete the treasure hunt will be eligible for door prizes.
 
The event is free, and no astronomy experience is required.
 
For more information, 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.
 
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 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 the nation. 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.