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On Wednesday, Sept. 5, Darren Williams will discuss the planets and other astronomical objects that can be viewed with and without a telescope when Open House Nights in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend.

Behrend astronomy program to focus on autumn skies

Some of the brightest planets, including Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, will be visible this fall in Erie. On Sept. 5, Darren Williams will discuss the planets and other astronomical objects that can be viewed with and without a telescope when Open House Nights in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend.
Venus and Mars pictured.

Behrend astronomy program to focus on Mars and Venus

The key differences between Mars and Venus will be part of Darren Williams’ topic of discussion on April 19, when Open House Night in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend. Williams, a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the college, will explain what is known about each world and what remains uncertain.
Cassini-Huygens spacecraft pictured next to Saturn.

Behrend astronomy program to focus on Cassini Space Mission

After a near 20-year mission, the Cassini–Huygens spacecraft's mission is coming to an end. Just what was discovered during this time? That’s what will be discussed when Open House Nights in Astronomy returns to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Thursday, Sept. 7.