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Thu 02

Legends of the Northern Sky – Planetarium Show

February 2 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 02

EXPLORE – Planetarium Show

February 2 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Fri 03

Beyond the Sun: Planetarium Show

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Fri 03

EXPLORE – Planetarium Show

February 3 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Fri 03

Manitoba Skies: Planetarium Show

February 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Hours of Operation

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Tuesday to Sunday
Open 10 am to 4 pm

Monday
Closed

 

See Planetarium show
schedule, here.

 

We look forward to seeing you!


Face masks are strongly recommended for all visitors
(age 5+) at the Manitoba Museum.


Click for Holiday Hours
Hours of operation vary for different holidays.

 

 

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POSTPONED – [email protected] Courses: Observing the Planets

November 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Tuesday, November 8 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm CST New date to be announced

Level: Intermediate

 

The planets of our solar system are usually bright and easy to find, but seeing them up close requires different techniques than viewing galaxies and star clusters. In this course, you’ll learn how to optimize your equipment and your observing site for planetary viewing, what eyepieces and accessories will give you the best results, and how to improve your eye-brain combination by drawing what you see. you’ll also get a primer on how to take images of the planets through your telescope, with everything from a cell phone camera to a specialized planetary camera – all using free software.

Topics include:

  • The solar system from a backyard astronomer’s perspective
  • Opposition, altitude, and other important items
  • Tuning your telescope for planetary observing
  • Eyepieces, barlows, and filters
  • Planetary imaging primer

Intermediate-level courses assume some basic experience on the part of the student. For this course it is assumed that the student has a telescope with appropriate mount and eyepieces. The course is conducted as an online Zoom meeting. You will need a device and an internet connection to participate.

 

Intermediate courses are $25 for Museum members and $30 for non-members.

Buy your tickets, here:


[email protected] Astronomy Courses are for people wanting to learn more about the wonders in the sky above us! These one-evening courses with Planetarium Astronomer, Scott Young, will show you how to find your way around the sky, choose your first telescope, and use your binoculars or telescope to their fullest potential. Buy your tickets today!

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Date:
November 8, 2022
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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