Sachtleben Observatory adds public event for Geminid meteor shower

To help facilitate broader enjoyment of the Geminid meteor shower,  the Hastings College Sachtleben Observatory (4725 S. Wabash Avenue) has added another public viewing on Sunday, December 13 from 7:30-11 p.m. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and light snacks will be available. The event is free. Participants are encouraged to dress warmly and invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets for viewing.  

For more information, check out the Sachtleben Observatory of Hastings College Facebook page or call Starline (402) 462-7378 after 5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 13 for updates. For directions to the observatory, go to

For more information, contact Daniel Glomski, Sachtleben Observatory Program Coordinator, at or (402) 902-9724.

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