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Free Planetarium Show - "April Skies Over Tallahassee"


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Come on down to the Downtown Digital Dome Theater and Planetarium at the Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee and enjoy a free planetarium show on Saturday, April 7 at 10 a.m. “April Skies Over Tallahassee” is presented by the Tallahassee Astronomical Society and will review prominent constellations, stars and planet positions in the April morning and evening sky.

The constellations Leo and Ursa Major (the Big Dipper) will be highlighted for “Learning Constellations”. Test your eyesight on double stars Mizar and Alcor in the handle of the Big Dipper, the “Binocular Object-of-the-Month”.

The Messier Objects of the Month are the galaxies M81 and M82 near the Big Dipper. Learn how the north star was used to navigate before GPS in “Polaris – The North Star” the “Learning Astronomy Topic of the Month”. Audience interaction includes two holds for questions and a "sky test" of the evening sky.

Seating is first come, first serve; limited seats available. However, “April Skies over Tallahassee” will be repeated at 11:00 am for a reduced price of $3.00 (free for Challenger Learning Center members).

More information can be found on our website: http://www.challengertlh.com/monthly-skies-over-tallahassee/