Public Observatory Event

2/19 10:00pm – Crab Nebula

Come see the Crab Nebula. It is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Taurus and was recorded by Chinese astronomers as early as 1054.

Built in 1973, the Missouri S&T Observatory is located at 1550 N. Bishop Ave. (Highway 63 North), adjacent to the university’s Stonehenge replica, north of McNutt Hall and west of St. Patrick’s Lane. Visitors’ Nights at the Observatory are free of charge and no reservations are required. Each observing session is open-ended. Children are welcome to attend but must be accompanied by an adult. All visitors must be able to ascend a short set of stairs to view the object through the telescope.


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Monday, February 19 at 10:00pm

Missouri S&T Observatory
1870 Miner Circle, Rolla, MO 65409

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Special Events


College of Arts, Sciences, and Business, Physics

Contact Name

Ken Goss

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