family & adult programs
Star Gazing Wonders – Astronomy Night
Adults, children ages 9and up
One of the longest running astronomy programs in the city
led by seasoned professor/astronomer Mark Freilich
features an indoor question and answer session on basic astronomy, followed
by exciting outdoor viewing using a professional telescope. Participants are welcome to bring
their own telescopes and binoculars.
Limited to 15 participants.
(although this is an adult workshop, children ages 9 and up are welcome to register as
long as they are accompanied by a participating adult).
7:00 – 9:00
Jan. 20 (rain date Jan 27)
Sky Highlights for January 20
The constellation Orion rules the January night
skies with the two giant stars Betelgeuse, and
Rigel. Also we will observe the Orion nebula which
is the birthplace of stars. We will see the winter
triangle of stars, and the beautiful star cluster the
Pliedes or seven sisters. The moon will show its crescent phase.