BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY: Boise State Physics Department - Tanabata: The Star Festival to be held on July 5

Boise State University recently issued the following announcement.

Date & Time: July 5 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm MDT

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Free, and open to the public. With guest lecturer, Maki Jackson, Japanese American Citizens League. Tanabata is a Japanese summer festival based on an ancient legend about star-crossed lovers tragically separated by the Milky Way. Learn about the history and astronomy of Tanabata from Maki Jackson of the Japanese-American Citizens League. Presented by Boise State’s Department of Physics.

After the lecture, weather permitting, attendees are invited to stargaze from the Boise State Observatory, on the roof of the Science and Education Building. Fully accessible stargazing will be offered on the ground floor.

Free parking in Brady Garage. At the pay kiosk, enter your license plate number and use code “Astronomy Event.”


Date: July 5

Time: 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Speakers and Seminars



Science/Education Building

2133 Cesar Chavez Lane

Boise, ID 83706 United States





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