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W.A. Gayle Planetarium to host free Astronomy Day event on May 11

May 7, 2019
By Andy Ellis

The W.A. Gayle Planetarium will host its 22nd annual Astronomy Day event on Saturday, May 11, featuring telescopic viewings of the night sky and presentations inside the planetarium.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by Troy University Montgomery and the Auburn Astronomical Society.

Activities will begin at 5…

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W.A. Gayle Planetarium to host free National Astronomy Day event on April 21

April 16, 2018
By Andy Ellis

The W.A. Gayle Planetarium, operated for the City of Montgomery by Troy University, will host a free National Astronomy Day event on April 21, featuring telescopic viewings of the night sky and presentations inside the planetarium.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event will get under way at 6:15 p.m. with the presentation…

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Planetarium witnesses growth in excitement as Monday’s total eclipse nears

August 18, 2017
By Andy Ellis

On Monday, for the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will track from coast to coast across the United States, and the excitement over the event has reached a fever pitch.

The phones at the W.A. Gayle Planetarium, operated by Troy University on behalf of the City of Montgomery, have been jammed with…

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