University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Astronomy public talk and observing session is Oct. 19

Physics and Astrophysics will hold a public talk and telescope observing session at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, in 116 Witmer Hall. The talk, "The M-Asteroid Menagerie: Spectral and Mineralogical Diversity Among a Tholen Asteroid Taxonomic Class," will be presented by Paul Hardersen, assistant professor of Space Studies at UND. Following the talk, attendees will be given the opportunity to observe the night sky through a telescope (weather permitting).

-- Wayne Barkhouse, Physics and Astrophysics, 777-3520,

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