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Family Star Party: Looking Back in Time

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Family Star Party: Looking Back in Time

Inspire the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts with a fun, learning environment for the whole family.

Event Series:

Family Star Party

May 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm MDT

Admission:

Free outside; half-priced admission inside

Location:

Space Foundation Discovery Center
Family Star Party

Event Details:

Did you know that a telescope not only helps us see distant objects but also helps us see back in time? The light that leaves stars, nebulae, and galaxies takes a long, long time to reach us, and it can show us what the universe looked like thousands, millions, and even billions of years ago!

Activities
Outside (weather permitting):

  • Crescent Moon
  • Orion the Hunter
  • Galaxies in Leo and Virgo

Inside:

  • Science On a Sphere®: Exploring deep space
  • El Pomar Space Gallery scavenger hunt

Space Foundation Discovery Center Family Star Parties are supported by members of the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society.

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No fee for outdoor telescope viewing. Discovery Center indoor activities fee: half-price admission.

Passport Member Benefit — Complimentary Admission
Become a Passport Member: Discovery Center Passport

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