While lab manager Tigran Abraham and lab instructor Mike Smith were on the observing deck with the astronomy club observing the lunar eclipse, over 100 students happened by and joined in the fun: at 3:00 am Monday morning! The students got a treat, not only witnessing the eclipse, but also seeing telescopic views of Saturn and Mars.
Physics majors Michael Waddell and Orlando Gomez tied for the best color picture from images taken by the SARA telescope from Kitt Peak.
The end-of-semester star party Friday, April 11, attracted about 70 students, faculty, and members of the public.
Stocker AstroScience Center
Department of Physics
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 SW 8th Street, CP 222
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: (305) 348-3964
Fax: (305) 348-6700