Williams College astronomy students will host free planetarium shows for the public at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory.
Shows are scheduled for 8 p.m. on the following Fridays: Sept. 13, 20 and 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25; Nov. 1, 8 , 15 and 22; and Dec. 6.
Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector. Shows will last about 50 minutes.
For reservations (recommended), contact Michele Rech at (413) 597-2188 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Others will be admitted as space permits. Large groups should call for special appointments.
The Hopkins Observatory is on a small hill on the north side of Main Street east of Spring Street and just east of Lawrence Hall Drive.