Don Terndrup, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of astronomy at The Ohio State University, presents “Our Little Home in the Vast Milky Way: What We Learn From the Nearest Stars.” His discussion is part of the New Vistas lecture series offered by Ohio Wesleyan’s Perkins Observatory. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, and may be reserved by calling (740) 363-1257. The observatory is based at 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. New Vistas series subscriptions, including archive access, also are available. Learn more at