The Robert K. Wickware Planetarium at Eastern Connecticut State

University will host a star show at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 4. The public is invited. Admission is free.

Russell Sampson, associate professor of physical sciences, will host the show.

The show is a part of what Sampson calls a “Tour of the Spring Skies.” During the

show Sampson will present some of the latest highlights from space science and astronomy. A

question and answer session will follow.

Upcoming Planetarium shows will take place on March 11 and April 29, both

starting promptly at 5:30 p.m. For tickets or free private star shows, contact Zosia Carlquist

at (860) 465-4317 or carlquistz@easternct.edu, or Russell Sampson at (860) 465-0188 or

sampsonr@easternct.edu.

CAPTION: Robert K. Wickware Planetarium

Eastern Connecticut State University is part of the Connecticut State University (CSU)

system and is the state’s public liberal arts university. Eastern serves more than 5,600 students

each year on its Willimantic campus.