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Astronomy

2019-20 In Progress

Advisor: LEE CARKNER, Professor (Physics)
B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State

Courses (ASTR)

Planetarium will open for lunar eclipse Jan. 20

The public is invited to a free program at Augustana College's John Deere Planetarium on Jan. 20 in conjunction with a total eclipse of the moon.

Lee Carkner

'Season of Light' planetarium show Dec. 8-14

John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College will present its annual holiday program, "Season of Light," on Dec. 8-14.

Planetarium

Sit back, way back, for ‘astronomical spectacle’

An extensive renovation of Augustana's John Deere Planetarium will create an immersive theater experience with a new full-dome digital projector.

Planetarium spring open house

Augustana College's John Deere Planetarium will be open to the public for an evening of stargazing and planet viewing. The planetarium will be open from 9:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m., with indoor and outdoor programs in the planetarium, the Carl Gamble Observatory, and the building's grounds.