April 15, 2002
02-178

VSU planetarium announces final show

The Valdosta State University Planetarium will present ?Light Pollution: A Veil Over the Heavens,? the final public show of the 2001-2002 series on Thursday, April 18 at 8 p.m. The theme of this year's planetarium series is ?Hot Topics on Earth and in Space.?

Dr. Kenneth Rumstay, director of the VSU Planetarium and Observatory, will present the show. He will examine the vanishing of our night sky, currently the greatest threat to ground-based observational astronomy.

The planetarium is located on the third floor of Nevins Hall, room 3007. All shows are open to the public and are free of charge. Seating is limited to 65.

For more information, contact the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences at 229?333?5727.