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March 6, 2019

Observatory Wednesday

There will be a meeting of the Montevallo Astronomical Society and the UM Astronomy Club is this Wednesday, 6 March, from 7:30 – 9:00 PM at the James Wylie Shepherd Observatory. It looks like the weather will  be mostly clear in time for Wednesday’s observing session.  All visitors are welcome for an evening of celestial observing and good company.
Spring observing dates:
6 March
13 March
3 April
17 April

All dates are 7:30 – 9:00 PM, and will be held provided it is not raining or overcast.  For those with GPS navigation systems, the physical address of the JWSO is 1093 Pebble Road, Montevallo, 35115. The gates will be open. (Ignore the No Trespassing signs).
Directions to the JWSO:  Following 119 South through Montevallo, turn right onto 10 West (Middle Street) for 1 mile, bearing right onto 17 North. After 0.3 miles, turn left onto 206 West, and after 0.4 miles, turn right onto Pebble Road, continuing 0.7 miles to the UM Gentry Springs property.
For more information, contact Dr. Sterner atsternerm@montevallo.edu

Individuals needing disability-related accommodations during this event should contact the host department or Disability Support Services (205.665.6250, DSS@montevallo.edu) as early as possible. Efforts will be made to accommodate all access requests regardless of timing, but the University cannot guarantee that requests made with less than one week’s notice can be met.