Comet PANSTARRS Viewing and Stargazing

March 12, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Magic Island Picnic Area 36

Comet PANSTARRS C/2011 L4, discovered by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope on Haleakala in June 2011, is expected to become visible to the naked eye in Hawaii in March.

The Institute for Astronomy of the University of Hawaii at Manoa will hold a free comet-viewing event from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12 on Magic Island’s picnic area 36, which is near the beach at the ewa end. Stargazing will follow comet viewing.


Ticket Information
Free and open to the public

Event Sponsor
Institute for Astronomy, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Roy Gal, 956-6235, rgal@ifa.hawaii.edu, http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/info/press-releases/CometPANSTARRS/

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Tuesday, March 12

 
7:30am Maui Campus, Pilina Bldg., Wellness Center
9:00am Windward Campus, Hale Kuhina 115
11:00am Mānoa Campus, Moore 551
12:00pm Mānoa Campus, St. John Auditiorium (St. John, Room 011)
12:00pm Hawaiʻi Campus, Manono Campus, Bldg. 379 Rm. 1
12:00pm Mānoa Campus, 106 KUY
1:00pm Mānoa Campus, Sakamaki A201
4:00pm Mānoa Campus, Moore Hall 258
4:30pm Mānoa Campus, The Free Garden (Behind the Art Building)
6:00pm Maui Campus, Laulima Room 108
6:00pm Mānoa Campus, Art Auditorium, 2535 McCarthy Mall
6:30pm Magic Island Picnic Area 36
7:00pm Kapiʻolani Campus, OHIA 118
7:30pm Mānoa Campus, Orvis Auditorium
7:30pm Mānoa Campus, POST 544