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Event Name:
Astronomy Day
04/20/2013 12:00 PM PDT
04/20/2013 10:00 PM PDT
Valencia Library
23743 Valencia Blvd., Valencia, CA 91355

We will be holding the event at the Valencia branch of the Santa Clarita Public Library beginning at noon. Please plan to join us for lots of fun activities!

Programs and Activities for the Entire Family

12:00 – 5:00 Solar Observing* - Observe the Sun safely through special “solar” telescopes.

12:00 Cassini Saturn Mission: “Ring World” – DVD presentation

12:30 Kitchen Comets

Did you miss the recent comet? No worries, we’ll make our own!

1:30 Build Your Own Telescope

Kids will assemble their own simple telescope and learn how a refractor telescope works.

3:00 The Thirty-Meter Telescope

Meet some of the folks who are building the next generation of world-class observatories.

4:00 An Explorer’s Guide to the Solar System

Learn about how we explore our solar system from Earth-based observatories to robotic spacecraft.

7:00-10:00 Telescope Viewing*

Night observation featuring the Moon, Jupiter, Orion and much more. Telescopes will be set up for the evening in the library parking lot.

It's going to be a great event. Hope you all can make it.

Location Info:

The Valencia branch of the Santa Clarita Public Library.


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