Yahn Planetarium

Apollo 11 Mission to be revisited during Penn State Behrend lecture

Darren Williams, professor of astronomy and astrophysics, will discuss the Apollo 11 Mission and its historical significance, on Thursday, April 4, when Open House Night in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend. Following Williams’ talk, Jim Gavio, director of the college’s Yahn Planetarium, will outline future plans for lunar exploration.

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.

Experience the Great American Eclipse with Penn State Behrend

To commemorate the Great American Eclipse, Penn State Behrend invites guests to visit its School of Science on Monday, Aug. 21, for telescopic viewing of the phenomenon. Free parking will be available in the parking lot outside the School of Science Complex, which is also the site for the telescopic viewing.