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Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Science Museum

Springfield Science Museum

November 17, 2009

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

Jack Megas, former president of the Springfield Stars Club, will present “The Beautiful Winter Sky,” a look at the season’s stars and constellations and the mythology behind them. After the presentation, participants can use the museum telescope to view the night sky, weather permitting. In case of clouds, a planetarium show will be presented.  


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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