Stargazers to Gather to Use Powerful Keck Telescope 

By Scott Craig   |   April 19, 2022
The Keck Telescope aims toward the heavens (photo by Brad Elliott)

The Westmont Observatory opens its doors to the public Friday, April 15, beginning at 7 pm and lasting several hours. Face coverings will be required at the event. Westmont hosts a free, public viewing on the third Friday of every month. Along with the college’s powerful Keck Telescope, members of the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit bring their telescopes to share with the public. Free parking is available near the Westmont Observatory, which is between the baseball field and the track and field/soccer complex.


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