The Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division at Chaminade University will offer to a free public viewing of the partial eclipse of the sun expected from 2:30 to 5 p.m., this Thursday, May 9. Chaminade science professors, Matt Cochran, Eric Dodson and Muge Karagoz will have an 11-inch telescope, equipped with solar filter, set up between Wiegand Observatory and Kieffer Hall at the top of Chaminade, 3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816. They will also be available to answer questions. Eclipse shades will be available for safe viewing. The expected partial maximum of the eclipse is 30 percent and is due at about 3:45 p.m. For more information, contact Heidi Harakuni (808) 440-4204.
Educating students for life, service and successful careers, Chaminade University is a Catholic/ Marianist university offering programs of study grounded in the liberal arts with day, evening, online and accelerated courses. A Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander serving institution, Chaminade is located at 3140 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, HI 9681, which is its main campus. It also has nine satellite locations around Oahu. Chaminade University is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and looks forward to increased opportunities to promote environmental sustainability. For more information, visit the Chaminade Web site at www.chaminade.edu or call (808) 735-4711. ###
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HONOLULU—May 8, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Kapono Ryan Kryan@chaminade.edu
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