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Star Party: Mars in Opposition

Join, NIU Assoc. Prof. Art/ Director, School of Art and Design, John Siblik and Keith Nyquist, Instructor, Department of Management for a Star Party to enjoy Mars in Opposition.

Just after Mars reaches opposition with the sun July 27, 2018, observers on Earth will have their closest view of the planet since 2003. Just after Mars reaches opposition with the sun July 27, 2018, observers on Earth will have their closest view of the planet since 2003.

9-10:30 p.m. After dark, watch Mars in Opposition and view the night sky through your own telescope or those provided.

Speakers: John Siblik, NIU Assoc. Prof. Art/ Director, School of Art and Design on Garden in the Sky http://niuarts.com/2018/07/garden-in-the-sky-at-the-illinois-state-museum-in-lockport-gallery/ his latest installation.

Keith Nyquist, Instructor, Department of Management Mars in Opposition.

Earlier Event: July 26
Artist Talk: Colin Lyons
Later Event: August 12
Agriculture into Art: Steven Carrelli