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News Release (December 8, 1967)


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News Release (December 8, 1967)
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For Immediate Release; 1 - 65 - 12/8/67
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New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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December 8, 1967


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1 65 -12/8/67 ,. ef.l Furman c. Arthur FOR Il-iMEDIATE RELEASE SARASOTA--A six-inch r fleeting telescope given New College by a retired u.s. Army colonel will help promote interest in aatronomy on the campus. The telescope was donated by Col. Dante Vetzol1 of Bird Key, who built the instruDent himself in 1956 while to the Re8stone Arsenal in Al ba Col. Vezzoli,dat s his interest in astrono y from a course he took at Alfred Univ rsity, from which he raduated in 1933. no took the telescope with h on many of his trav 1 includin an in Orleans, France. In expl inin why he ade the gift, Col. Veuoli a id, "I guess I've seen everything ther is up there. I'd like to let somebody el!'!e look." Col. Vezzoli said that, with the telescope, five of the nine moons of Jupiter can be soon, the rings of Saturn and the nebula of the constellation of Orion. more


EW COLLEGE P g 2 will b The telescope h a a solid ount assembly and a decision de soon vh re the teleec pe will be placed on c pue. Dean of tudent Dre G orge Petrie, ho has n inter st in a trono y hi s lf, said that th of Col g Iall. th fo r Ch rl tel ecop nay be plac d on tb inglinr, ho roof P trie s id a cour 01: non-scien majors, may b in d scriptive astrono y. pri r ly tort d. h. t 1 co w 11 serve to id nd encour r.e star-r zin by 'e C llep,e student P trie sai 30 -


CAPTION MATERIAL FOR NEW COLLEGE PHOTOGRAPH GIFT TELESCOPE EXAMINES Student Barry Baltzley of Gettysburg, Pa. examines a six-inch reflecting telescope given to New College by Col. Dante Fezzoli. Watching is Dean of Students and Professor of Mathematics Dr. George W. Petrie III. The telescope, after being displayed for all students and faculty to inspect, will be mounted in a permanent installation. 13. i.kuf(

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