SAFE PUBLIC VIEWING OF RARE
ASTRONOMICAL EVENT WITH
4.5-INCH REFLECTOR TELESCOPE AT
MT. LEBANON PUBLIC LIBRARY
16 Castle Shannon Boulevard near Washington Road
TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 5, 2012
6:03 – 8:30 p.m. (Best View: 6:30- 8 p.m.)
So long as clouds do not block the Sun!
Transit of Planet Venus Across Image of Sun
WILL NOT BE SEEN AGAIN UNTIL 2117 !
WARNING: NEVER look directly at the Sun, a solar eclipse, or a solar transit of a planet with a telescope or binoculars, unless you have special training and special equipment to do so safely. Otherwise, this would cause PERMANENT BLINDNESS INSTANTLY!
MORE INFO: < email@example.com > or 412-561-7876.
Co-Sponsored by –
Friends of the Zeiss -- Ten-year old non-profit organization whose mission is to promote 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 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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