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Family Star Party: NORAD Tracks Santa & The Messier Catalogue

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Family Star Party: NORAD Tracks Santa & The Messier Catalogue

Join the 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

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm MST

Admission:

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

Location:

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.

This month, learn about a popular group of astronomical objects called the Messier Catalogue, and learn how to find them with binoculars or a telescope.

Activities:

  • 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 Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, the Moon, and others
  • Engage with self-guided activities and Science On a Sphere® presentations in the Discovery Center

Cookies and hot chocolate provided!

NORAD Tracks Santa Logo
Enjoy Discovery Center Passport membership benefits!

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