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View the Holiday Night Sky

DEC. 4, 2006--Harbinger of Christ's birth, the stuff of carols and motivator of three kings--but where (or what) is it? "The Star of Bethlehem"-- the final observatory session of the semester at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls--is set for the first clear night of Dec. 11, 12, 13, or 14.  

UWRF physics Professor Eileen Korenic will give a talk on the subject at 7:30 p.m. in Room 271, Centennial Science Hall. The viewing will take place at 8 p.m. on the 3rd floor outside deck of CSH--attendees are asked to dress appropriately.

Next semester's observatory viewings are set for February ("Blood on the Moon: Lunar Eclipses"); March ("Remembering the Astronauts: Space Accidents"); and April ("Stars of the Pharaohs: Orion and the Pyramids").

All events are free, open to the public and suitable for all ages. Interested people are advised to check the UWRF physics department Web site ( ) and click on "observatory" or call 715-425-3560 on the night to see if skies are clear enough.

For more information, contact Korenic at or 715-425-3560 or Glenn Spiczak at or 715-425-3560. Contact Spiczak via e-mail to be placed on an e-mail viewing notification list.


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