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Family Star Party: Ancient Astronomy

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Family Star Party: Ancient Astronomy

Join Space Foundation as we look to the stars and discover the wonders of the universe. This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family.

Event Series:

Family Star Party

January 27, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST


Free outdoor telescope viewing; half-price admission for Discovery Center indoor activities. Passport Members receive complimentary admission.


Space Foundation Discovery Center
Family Star Party

Event Details:

Family Star Party provides a safe, outdoor learning environment for the whole family, connecting attendees to the wonders of the universe. Through Discovery Center’s partnership with Mobile Earth + Space Observatory, a “science center on wheels” equipped with telescopes, another dimension of fun is added to the experience.

This month, learn about how ancient cultures around the world used astronomy to tell time, as a guide for agriculture, and a way to build mythologies.


  • Look through multiple telescopes and learn about the objects in our night sky from Colorado Springs Astronomical Society outreach guides and Discovery Center educators
  • Possible views of Venus, Jupiter, the crescent Moon, Mars, and Orion
  • Engage with self-guided activities and Science On a Sphere® presentations in the Discovery Center

Enjoy Discovery Center Passport membership benefits!

Passport Member Benefit

Passport Member Benefit— Complimentary Admission!
Become a Passport Member: Discovery Center Passport