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WIU Offering Public Viewing of Lunar Eclipse Sunday

September 22, 2015

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MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University Department of Physics has organized a public viewing of the lunar eclipse from 8-10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27.

The department will have telescopes in the lawn/field, north of Currens Hall. Department faculty and graduate students will be on site to answer questions.

In addition to observing the lunar eclipse, departmental representatives will also use the telescopes to highlight other astronomical objects.

The viewing is open free to the public.

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