University of Oregon

Building Telescopes with Jerry Oltion

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 7 p.m. -- PSC Visualization Lab

Jerry Oltion,
We are pleased to announce that Jerry Oltion, editor of the amateur telescope making column in the journal Sky and Telescope, will visit the Price Science Commons & Research Library to give a lecture on home-built telescopes and what you can see with them.
Not only is Oltion a renowned telescope builder, he is also an award-winning science fiction author. He received the Nebula Award in 1998, the Endeavor Award for best novel by a Northwest author in 2006, the Seiun Award for Best Foreign Language Short Story in 2007, and is a multiple-time nominee for Hugo and other Nebula awards.

This event is free and open to the public. Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided if requested in advance by calling 541-346-3056, or email

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