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April Stars Over Springfield

Springfield Science Museum

March 18, 2008

The Springfield Science Museum's large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky-gazing on Friday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m.

Paul Cardone, a member of the Springfield Stars Club, will present "A Tour around the Universe." Using images from the Hubble Space Telescope, Cardone will talk about star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and other wonders of the night sky. Following the presentation, participants will have the chance to use the telescope.

The program will be held rain or shine. If it is overcast, a planetarium show will be presented in place of telescope viewing.

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.

For information about astronomy programs, call 413.263.6800, ext. 318.
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