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Friday Night Show


2014-15 Schedule

A night in Greece
(
April 4 to May 9)

How to be an Astronaut
(June 20 to July 18)*
*no show July 4

The Red Planet
(Sept 12 to Oct 24)

Constellations of the Zodiac
(Nov 7 to Dec 12)

Terrific Telescopes
(Jan 16 to Feb 27)

Spring stars and their myths
(March 27 to May 1)

Archived Shows

Friday Night Show

The Friday Night Show highlights a special topic every 4-6 weeks.  Shows last about an hour.  Tickets are just $3 per person.  Click the links below for the current show, and the future show. 

 

Terrific Telescopes

Fridays, January 16 - February 27, 2015
7 - 8 p.m.
Manfred Olson Planetarium, Physics Building

Learn how the images telescopes have collected changed our understanding of our universe.  The program will also explore famous observatories around the world and the questions being answered at these observatories.

 

Spring Stars and their Myths

Fridays, March 27 - May 1, 2015
7 - 8 p.m.
Manfred Olson Planetarium, Physics Building

Locate spring constellations in the night sky, such as Hercules, Leo, and Virgo and learn about the rich Greek myths associated with the spring constellations.  Look at astronomical objects visible in the Spring sky including constellations and star clusters.