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ManitobaMuseum@Home: International Astronomy Day Live!

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate International Astronomy Day with the Planetarium! Join us on Saturday May 2 for an afternoon of online presentations and hands-on activities. In the evening, join our online Telescope Party, and see the Moon and the planet Venus up close. We’ll also have a star tour of the constellations hosted by Scott Young, Senior Planetarium Producer.

Tune in to our Facebook page for this live event!

Program Schedule

Astronomy Day Kick-Off 
1:00 pm – 1:20 pm

Join Senior Planetarium Producer Scott Young for an introduction to skywatching. Discover what Astronomy Day is all about, and learn how you can find the stars and planets in the night sky.

Make a Sky Clock  Hands-On Activity
3:30 pm – 3:50 pm

Make your own Sky Clock to tell time at night using the Big Dipper. Download the file here.

Live Telescope Viewing of the Sun 
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm 

See the Sun live through the Planetarium’s solar telescope, and ask all of your astronomy-related questions!

Live Star Party  (Weather Permitting)
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for close-up views of the Sun, Moon, and planet Venus. We’ll have live video views through a variety of telescopes, tour the visible constellations, and also watch for satellites and northern lights.

(Note: this event requires clear skies; check the event page on Saturday morning for a forecast update! In case of cloudy weather, the Telescope Party will be postponed to another date)


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Date:
May 2
Time:
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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