The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Behlen Observatory will mark its 40th anniversary with a free viewing night for the public.
The event is scheduled to run from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 19.
Provided the sky is clear, visitors will be able to see several celestial objects with the observatory's 30-inch telescope and with smaller telescopes set up outside the observatory in Mead, which is in eastern Nebraska
There will be a special talk on the history of the observatory, beginning at 8 p.m.
The observatory also will be open to the public from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 16. Additional public nights are planned for the spring semester.
More information can be found on the observatory website, http://astro.unl.edu/observatory.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.