Astronomy Day At PSU Behrend

Published 05/10 2014 10:16PM

Updated 05/10 2014 11:20PM

It was eyes to the sky tonight at the Penn State Behrend’s observatory.
Today is National Astronomy Day, and visitors to the observatory were able to take a look into space through specially filtered telescopes.

Folks were able to ask questions beforehand and were advised what to look for once they put their eyes to the telescopes.
The Moon, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn were all visible to view..

National Astronomy Day is an annual event intended to bring astronomy to the general population.

Also on display were several meteorites and telescopes

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