Astronomy with a Des Moines Twist


Four Sessions: October 4, 11, 18, 25

Time: Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 PM

Cost: $48

Class Limit: 70


A variety of topics will be explored: D.W. Morehouse, Drake University, and the establishment of the Observatory; how our sun works; women in astronomy; and the beginning and end of the universe.


Instructor Herb Schwartz is an adjunct instructor at Drake University where he started teaching in 1995. He has degrees from both Hofstra University and Drake. He has lectured regularly at the Observatory for many years.

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