Two Events from MN Planetarium Society
From Parke W. Kunkle, President, Minnesota Planetarium Society:
1. Leonid Meteor Shower and Star Party
at Onan (last public star party of the year)
Star Party from 7 to 10 at Onan Observatory near Norwood-Young America.
Clear only event.
Map and directions at www.mnastro.org/onan
More on the Leonids here.
[It's time for the Leonids already?]
2. Lecture at First Unitarian Church.
Dr Lawrence Rudnick (from the U of M) is giving a lecture, free and open to the public, titled: "The Unfolding Universe - Finding Design".
The responding comments will be given by Rev. Dr. Kendyl Gibbons. Parke says, "Larry is a key member in helping get the planetarium started. He is excellent. His goal is to discuss some of the latest findings in Astronomy with the intent that it will stir discussion within communities of faith."
Refreshnments at 6:30.
Talk and response from 7 to 9:00
First Unitarian Society
900 Mount Curve Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Hmm. I don't know about that lecture. I'll try to go and if I do, I shall report.
(I must say that the name "Onan Observatory" makes my irony meter flash red!)