26 October 2019

Come to the Dedication of the Carlson R. Chambliss Observatory

By Karen McClincey
Kutztown University

On behalf of Kutztown University President Kenneth Hawkinson and the Kutztown University Foundation, AAS members are cordially invited to the dedication ceremony of

The Carlson R. Chambliss Astronomical Observatory
Friday, 15 November 2019, at 10:30 am EST
Kutztown University Boehm Science Center, Room 145
15200 Kutztown Rd., Kutztown, PA 19530

A buffet lunch will be served in the McFarland Student Union Building, Room 223, at 12 noon, and the observatory will be open for self-guided tours throughout the day.

Carlson Chambliss and Kutztown University Observatory

Carlson Chambliss, Kutztown University Observatory, and Phill Reed with the 0.6-m Reflector

Come help us thank Dr. Chambliss for his generous donation of a new 6.25-meter dome, which was installed in June 2019. The observatory features a 0.6-meter research-grade telescope with which Dr. Phill Reed and his students recently confirmed the existence of an exoplanet orbiting the star KELT-23A.

Please RSVP to mcclincey@kuf.org or 610-683-4112 by Thursday, 7 November.