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Holiday Themed Public Viewing Scheduled at Etelman Observatory Friday, Dec. 12

The general public is invited to a holiday themed public viewing at UVI’s Etelman Observatory using the Virgin Islands Robotic Telescope (VIRT) from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 12. Guests will be treated to views of deep sky objects and a waning crescent moon, among other sights. The evening will also feature a video presentation and lecture describing the science that makes Santa's famous yuletide rounds possible.

There will also be a discussion of interesting and exciting topics in the world of astrophysics and space science." This event is presented free of charge by UVI’s College of Science and Mathematics. Space is limited. Please RSVP by email to or phone (617) 510-1658.