Springfield Museums Press Releases

Stars Over Springfield

Springfield Science Museum

October 15, 2007

The Springfield Science Museum's large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky-gazing on Friday, November 2, at 7:30 p.m.

The featured speaker will be Richard Sanderson, curator of physical science at the museum, who will present "The Nights of Raining Fire," a program about November's Leonid meteor shower.
The program will be held rain or shine. If it is overcast, a planetarium show will be presented in place of using the telescope.

Stars Over Springfield observatory programs are offered on the first Friday of each month from September through May. The programs are best suited for families with children ages 8 and older, however younger children are also welcome. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children 17 and under.
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