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Starry-eyed, star-focused: Astronomy club hosts Valentine’s event

Melanie Lewis, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

Feb. 14 — the Allegheny College Astronomy Club hosted the star-crossed lovers event at 6 p.m in the Wible Planetarium in Carr Hall. This event taught people that astrology and astronomy are significantly different. Astrology ...

Lyrid meteor shower visibility to peak over weekend

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

April 19, 2018

Shooting stars evoke a sense of magic, a sense of wonder and are often wished upon by hopeful dreamers. When one wishes upon a shooting star, they are wishing upon a meteor. Before a meteor is ever wished upon, though, it originates...

The Astronomy Club hosts its annual “Star Crossed Lovers” event in the Carr Hall planetarium on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Prior to the event, guests filled out a survey which club board members used to pair people up at random. Guests had a chance to win a telescope. At the event, James Lombardi, associate professor of physics, explained the basics of when and where certain constellations could be seen in the night sky.

Love is in the atmosphere

February 16, 2017

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