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April 2018 - Two Small Pieces of Glass

W.A. Gayle Planetarium
Event organized by W.A. Gayle Planetarium

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Public Shows Sunday @ 2:00 PM and Monday - Thursdays @ 4:00 PM.
National Astronomy Day, Saturday April 21. Free Event. Doors open at 5:00 PM.
"Two Small Pieces of Glass - The Amazing Telescope" show follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party. Along the way, the students learn the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. Aiming to engage and appeal to audiences of all ages, the show explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years.

General Admission is $6.50 per person, ages 5 and above.
Shows are about an hour in length. All ages welcome.
Doors open 30 minutes before show time for ticket sales. No admittance into building once the show has begun. Shows start promptly. No food or drinks. (Shows are subject to change)