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Butler University views solar eclipse through intermittent clouds

Butler University views solar eclipse through intermittent clouds

Butler University was all ready for the 2017 solar eclipse, with a viewing party and the Holcomb Observatory and Planetarium taking advantage of the phenomenon, but inclement weather made viewing more difficult.

Plans for observatory renovation in place

Photo by Rafael Porto Plans for updates and renovations to Butler University’s Holcomb Observatory to enhance student learning are in the works. Butler is a member of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy consortium.  The consortium will start a $350,000 refurbishment of the Butler telescope after it finishes renovations to SARA’s other telescopes in

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