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Space Out! Astronomy Weekend

Cost: Free with Admission
Date: Mar 25, 2017 Daily until Mar 26, 2017

Discover how to navigate the stars, get an up-close look at moon rocks and meteorites, and learn all about telescopes in a weekend that's out of this world! Explore space through hands-on activities, interactive tables, and special guests, and travel through the universe in the Buhl Planetarium.

Space Out! Astronomy Weekend showcases the astronomy that happens at the Science Center, as well as the latest astronomical news, tools and hands-on activities visitors can experience throughout the year.

Activities include special presentations in the Buhl Planetarium and the chance to SAFELY observe the sun.

Other displays, activities, and exhibitors include:

  • Astronomy displays and literature
  • NASA's Night Sky Network
  • Hands on Moon Rocks and Meteorites
  • Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh
  • Nicholas E. Wagman Observatory
  • Mingo Creek Park Observatory
  • Amateur Telescope Making
  • Scopes and Photos
  • Digital Cameras and Video Astronomy
  • Computer Controlled Telescopes
  • Solar System Displays
  • Astronomy Sketching
  • National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Green Bank WVA
  • Make a comet
  • Make Mars soil
  • Make a sundial
  • Make a star clocks
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