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Public Viewing Scheduled at UVI’s Etelman Observatory Friday, Nov. 21

The general public is invited to a public viewing at UVI’s Etelman Observatory using the Virgin Islands Robotic Telescope (VIRT) from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21. Guests will be treated to views of deep sky objects under a dark, moonless sky. The evening will also feature a video presentation and lecture describing the past, present, and future of space exploration.

Anticipated sights include: Mars, Globular Clusters, the Andromeda Galaxy and the Ring Nebula. 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 so please RSVP by email ( or phone (617) 510-1658.