Science Museum News

Astronomy Day

April 28, 2008

The Springfield Science Museum will celebrate Astronomy Day on Saturday, May 10, from noon to 4 p.m. Weather permitting, visitors can look at sunspots through specially-filtered telescopes set up on the Quadrangle grounds. Jack Megas of the Springfield Stars Club will display his meteorite collection in the museum and give informal presentations throughout the afternoon. Special visits to the museum's large rooftop observatory will also be offered.

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Stars Over Springfield

April 21, 2008

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

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April Stars Over Springfield

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.

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March Stars Over Springfield

February 18, 2008

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

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Lunar Eclipse Party

February 4, 2008

The Springfield Museums' Family Fun series will continue with "Night of the Disappearing Moon," a special evening program on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Springfield Science Museum. The event has been scheduled in conjunction with a total lunar eclipse and will be held rain or shine.

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