SAFE PUBLIC VIEWING OF RARE
ASTRONOMICAL EVENT WITH
TELESCOPE AT DUQUESNE
INCLINE OBSERVATION DECK
(Best View: - )
so long as clouds do not block the Sun!
Transit of Planet Venus Across Image of Sun
Not Seen Since 1882!
WARNING: NEVER look directly at the Sun, a solar eclipse, or a solar transit of a planet with a telescope or binoculars, unless you have special training and special equipment to do so safely. Otherwise, this would cause PERMANENT BLINDNESS INSTANTLY!
MORE INFO: < firstname.lastname@example.org > or 412-561-7876.
Co-Sponsored by –
of the Zeiss -- Two-year old
non-profit organization whose mission is the eventual reinstallation and reuse
of historic equipment and artifacts from
Pittsburgh’s original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, including the Zeiss II Planetarium Projector (prior to 2002 dismantling,
oldest operable major planetarium projector in the world!) and the 10-inch Siderostat-type Refractor Telescope.
More information: < http://www.friendsofthezeiss.org >.
The Duquesne Incline – Historic cable car railway serving
Incline hoisting equipment in operation, along with small museum, gift shop and observation deck for viewing Pittsburgh’s beautiful Golden Triangle, ranked
the second most scenic view in America by USA Weekend magazine! More information: < http://www.incline.cc >.