2017 Solar Eclipse

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ASTROCON News Release 8-2013

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The Little Star that Could

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Starting August 30, 2016

4:15 Tuesday through Friday

$2.50 per person

Run Time: 40 minutes
Appropriate for ages 6 and up


Entirely Live

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The first Saturday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Run time: 45 minutes.
Appropriate for 8 and up.

$2.50 per person.

Experience an entirely live tour of the night sky including stars, planets, and stories about the constellations by a planetarium staff member.

 


Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

Starting September 3, 2016

Saturday at 7:00 P.M (Except for the first Saturday of the Month)

$2.50 per person

Run Time: 30 minutes.
Appropriate for ages 8 and up.


Heart of the Sun

Heart of the Sun

Starting September 3, 2016

Saturday at 8:00 P.M.

$2.50 per person
Run Time: 35 minutes
Recommended for ages 8 and up


Cosmic Castaway

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Available upon request for a private show.
21 minutes

Appropriate for ages: 8 or older

What happens when galaxies collide?  What becomes of the stars within those galaxies?  In this fulldome program we explore these questions and ponder the fate of our own Sun and solar system when the Milky Way galaxy and the Andromeda galaxy collide in the distant future.

 

 


Moon Dreams

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Available upon request for a private program.

Run time: 13 minutes.
Recommended for grades 3 – 12.
Explore the origins of the Moon, how it has affected life on Earth and the possibility of life on other moons in the solar system.


Cosmic Origins Spectrograph

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Available upon request for a private program.

Recommended for ages 8 and up

Run time 30 minutes

The Cosmic Origins Spectrograph was the last instrument added to the Hubble Space Telescope in 2009. This 30-minute program discusses how the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph analyzes visible and invisible light of the cosmos and explores the hidden large-scale structure of the universe to understand the origins of galaxies, stars, and planets.


Amp’s Night Flight

Amp's Night Flight

Available upon request for a private program

Amp’s Amazing Night Flight
Run time: 20 minutes,
Appropriate for grades K – 2,
Follow Amp the firefly in his nighttime stargazing adventures.