Jupiter to 'star' at astronomy open house

<p>Did you know that Jupiter has a family? And that you’ll be able to meet “the gang” at the free Astronomy Open House Dec. 3, at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus?</p><separator></separator><p>The telescopes will be turned on Jupiter – the fifth planet from the sun – and its Galilean moons, Io, Europe, Ganymede and Callisto – as well as the double cluster in Perseus.</p><separator></separator><p>The open house will take place from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., on the 5th floor (roof) of the Bateman Physical Sciences Center H-Wing, on ASU’s Tempe campus.</p><separator></separator><p>In addition to telescope viewing, there will be a meteorite display, a GEOClub rock show, planetarium show, poster display and a cloud chamber that detects cosmic rays from space.</p><separator></separator><p>Free parking is available after 7 p.m., in the Tyler Street Parking Structure.</p><separator></separator><p>For more information, contact Teresa Ashcraft at <a href="mailto:teresa.ashcraft@asu.edu">teresa.ashcraft@asu.edu</a&gt;, or visit&nbsp;<a href="http://astopenhouse.com/">http://astopenhouse.com/</a>.</p><separator><… support for the event is provided by an ASU NASA Space Grant.</p>