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Updated: 08/24/2014 08:00:01AM

Observatory gives peek into universe

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Dave Hanson

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The James and Barbara Moore Observatory at Florida SouthWestern State College Charlotte Campus in Punta Gorda has provided time and astronomical equipment for many years. The observatory, financed with private donations, is open to the public on specific evenings for seeing the night sky in a whole new light.

“I’ve seen Saturn in Hubble pictures, but seeing it ‘live’ is really special,” Jim Johnson of Punta Gorda said.

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