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Astronomy

2017-18

Advisor: LEE CARKNER, Professor (Physics)
B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Courses (ASTR)

Spring Planetarium Open House

Augustana College's John Deere Planetarium will be open for an evening of stargazing and planet viewing on Saturday, April 25, 8:30-10 p.m. The open house will feature programs in the planetarium and Carl Gamble Observatory, and outside the building. The event is free and open to the public.

Learn about the oldest light in the universe

Astrophysicist Dr. Tom Crawford presenting the Harry Nelson Lecture in Astronomy, "Probing Fundamental Physics with the Oldest Light in the Universe." This free public lecture is on Thursday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in room 102 of the Hanson Hall of Science.

Planetarium to hold open house and planet viewing

Augustana's John Deere Planetarium will be open for an evening of stargazing and planet viewing on Saturday, April 16, 8:30-10 p.m. The open house will feature programs in the planetarium and Carl Gamble Observatory, and outside the building.

John Deere Planetarium and Fryxell Geology Museum Fall Open House

Augustana College's John Deere Planetarium will be open to the public on Saturday night, October 28, 2017 for the annual Fall Open House. The planetarium, located at 820 38th Street, will be open from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., with indoor and outdoor programs led by planetarium director Dr.