PUBLIC VIEWING OF RARE
ASTRONOMICAL EVENT******************** FREE-OF-CHARGE TO THE PUBLIC ********************
MT. LEBANON PUBLIC LIBRARY
16 Castle Shannon Boulevard near Washington Road
(South Hills, Pittsburgh PA)
MONDAY MORNING & EARLY AFTERNOON, MAY 9, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 2:42 p.m. EDT
Transit of Planet Mercury Across Front of Sun
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WARNING: NEVER look directly at the Sun, a solar eclipse, or a solar transit of a planet with a telescope, binoculars, or any optical device unless you have special training and special equipment to do so safely. Otherwise, this would cause PERMANENT BLINDNESS INSTANTLY!
MORE INFO: < firstname.lastname@example.org > or 412-561-7876.
Co-Sponsored by –
Friends of the Zeiss – Fourteen-year old non-profit organization with the mission to promote Astronomy, Space Sciences, and related sciences through Internet web sites and a blog, as well as public observing sessions of special astronomical events. This organization also promotes the history and preservation of the historic equipment, artifacts, and building of Pittsburgh’s original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, including the Zeiss II Planetarium Projector (prior to 2002 dismantling, oldest operable major planetarium projector in the world!) and the fairly unique 10-inch Siderostat-type Refractor Telescope. More information: < http://www.planetarium.cc > or 412-561-7876.
Mt. Lebanon Public Library < http://www.mtlebanonlibrary.org/ > or 412-531-1912.
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