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UGA observatory to host open house Friday; Jupiter and Orion to be viewed

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia observatory, atop the physics and astronomy building, will be open for public viewing Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. The observatory will be open for 60 to 90 minutes during the evening.

Star gazers can expect to see Jupiter, Orion and its famous star-forming region (the Orion Nebula) throughout the open house. In addition, the moon will beginto peek over the eastern horizon toward the end of the event.

For more information regarding the UGA observatory and its monthly open house series, see or call 706/542-2485.