Copernican Observatory Recognized for its Halloween Fun

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The Copernican Observatory was highlighted in a recent article in the Astronomical League’s Reflector magazine, as shone above, in a story about Halloween observing. For several years, astronomy professor Kristine Larsen and then student (now alumna) Jessica Johnson decorated the observatory dome each Halloween. The Great Pumpkin isn’t so great compared to our festive (and now famous) Jack-o-lantern dome.

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