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Hofstra University Professor Brings Astronomy Festival to the National Mall Tonight


In Washington, DC, on Friday, June 6, from 6-11 p.m. visitors to the nation’s capital will be able to look to the skies with telescopes providing views of the of Sun, Moon, Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars as part of the Fifth Annual Astronomy Festival on the National Mall. The event, sponsored by Hofstra University, will feature telescopic viewing, exhibits, hands-on activities, a multimedia presentation, and a chance to mingle with astronomers.

This free public stargazing is organized by Dr. Donald Lubowich, Coordinator of Astronomy Outreach at Hofstra University. Dr. Lubowich and local amateur astronomers will set up 20 telescopes on the Mall.

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