Public Observatory Event

1/15 11 pm – Great Orion Nebula

Come to see the Great Orion Nebula. Stars are being born in this massive hydrogen gas cloud. It is the brightest nebula in the sky.

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, January 15 at 11:00pm

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

Event Type

Special Events


College of Arts, Sciences, and Business, Physics

Contact Name

Ken Goss

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