Rowan to host free stargazing party

Rowan to host free stargazing party

The stars will be out at Rowan University on Wednesday, November 14, and the public is invited to see them free of charge.

The Physics & Astronomy Department at Rowan University will host a public viewing/stargazing party in Science Hall and the Edelman Planetarium on Wednesday, November 14, from 7 to 9 p.m.

The department will hold a 15-minute "Sky Tonight" planetarium presentation at 7:30 and 8 p.m. and a "Sky Tour" on the rooftop, starting at 7 p.m. and running every 15 minutes until 9 p.m., with several telescopes available for public viewing. Visitors should be able to observe planets, binary stars and galaxies.

The rain/cloud date is Thursday, November 15, from 7 to 9 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Visit for more information.