The Ohio State University at Lima
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Who:  The Ohio State University at Lima
Star Party
  7-9 p.m., Feb. 1, 2007
Ohio State Observatory
Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284

For Immediate Release

Jan. 16, 2006


Contact: Pam Joseph (419) 995-8284 or Lesley King (419) 995-8671


Ohio State Lima hosts Star Party for community

New observatory makes public debut


The Ohio State University at Lima invites the community to “Come Meet the Stars!” from 7-9 p.m., Thurs., Feb. 1, 2007, at its new observatory facility, which includes a 16” Meade LX-200 GPS telescope in a 15-foot fiberglass dome. Visitors will have the chance to observe constellations, planets, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies.


Dr. Tony Shoup, program specialist for the Ohio State Lima Physics Department, will guide visitors through the event. Local astronomers will be available to answer questions.


To reserve a space, call Sara Newman at (419) 995-8064 or online at, code STAR7. Space is limited.







Editors’ Note:  In the event of inclement weather, the date of the party will be moved to Fri., Feb 2, 2007 and a media alert will be sent out.


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