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Family Astronomy Night, Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 7 PM EST – VIRTUAL EVENT

This month’s presentation will focus on Saturn. Please check back, more details coming soon!

Family Astronomy Night, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 7 PM EST – VIRTUAL EVENT

Artist rendering Space Telescope Delivers the Goods: 2,200 Possible Planets

Please check back soon for a recording of this presentation! Exoplanets: Other Worlds Beyond Our Solar System People have known about planets since ancient times.  But all of those planets orbit our sun.  What about all the other stars?  Astronomers have been hoping to find planets around them—exoplanets—for centuries.  Yet did you know that not a single exoplanet was found to orbit…

Family Astronomy Night, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 7 PM EST – VIRTUAL EVENT

Image of star birth from Hubble Space Telescope

Please check back soon for a recording of this presentation!   Star Birth: How Our Night Sky Came to Be Zoom link: https://msu.zoom.us/j/98568624049 Password: MSU Did you know that everything we understand about star birth has been learned only in the last hundred years?  There are so many questions for scientists to answer!  What does it actually mean for a star to be…

Family Astronomy and Telescope Night

Moon

Learn all about Jupiter and Saturn on Friday, September 27 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

Canceled: Astronomy and Telescope Night

Moon

Did you know that this is a great time to see our neighboring planets without having to wait until late into the night? The Moon, Mars, and Saturn are all visible in the early evening sky this month, both by eye and by telescope.  Come to see them from MSU St. Andrews in Midland, and take advantage of the earlier darkness that…

Moon, Saturn Viewed During July Stargazing Event

Researcher explains astronomy lesson with moon photo in background

Next Event August 14 at 10 am