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Clark Observatory Dedication
September 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Members of the UMaine community are invited to attend the dedication of the new Clark Observatory on Friday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
The historic Alvin Clark eight inch refractor, originally installed in 1900, has been relocated to the grounds of Emera Astronomy Center in a new roll-off roof facility. This observatory will be used by university students and open to the general public following evening planetarium programs.
Program for the Dedication
4 p.m. Light refreshments served at Emera Astronomy Center
4:15 p.m. Introduction of speakers by Shawn Laatsch, Director of EAC
4:20 p.m. Dr. Jeff Hecker , Provost, University of Maine; Dr. Emily Haddad, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Dr. Jeffrey Mills, President , University of Maine Foundation; Dr. David Batuski, Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
4:45 p.m. Ribbon Cutting; Adjournment
RSVP to Shawn Laatsch at 581.1818 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, Sept. 13.