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Family Star Party: Planet Watching

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Family Star Party: Planet Watching

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

October 28, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm MDT


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.

Learn about the planets of our Solar System, their history in mythology and science, and how to spot them in the night sky!


  • Look through multiple telescopes and learn about the objects in our night sky from CSASTRO astronomy outreach guides and Discovery Center educators. Views of Jupiter, Saturn, and the Crescent Moon!
  • Interact with the Mobile Earth + Space Observatory’s scientific demos and exhibits.
  • Engage with self-guided activities and Science On a Sphere® presentations in the Discovery Center.

Enjoy Discovery Center Passport membership benefits!

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