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May 2015


The Sky Tonight: Live Star Talk

SATURDAYS at 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM, and 3:30 PM
SUNDAYS at 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM
Bright stars, constellations, planets, and telescopic objects in the current night sky will be discussed in this live “star talk.” Then leave Earth and fly out into space to examine the planets and other distant objects.

Two Small Pieces of Glass

SATURDAYS 12:30 PM
While attending a local star party, two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the Universe. Their conversation with a local female astronomer enlightens them on the history of the telescope and the discoveries these wonderful tools have made.

Back to the Moon

SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS at 2:30 PM
Narrated by Tim Allen (voice of Buzz Lightyear), this is a behind-the-scenes feature on the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, the largest incentivized prize in history, to return robots to the Moon. Includes a short star talk.

All ages admitted. Prices: $5 for adults, seniors & children. Tickets can be purchased in the Museum Store on the first floor. Space is limited. Shows are approximately 45 minutes.

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