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Family Star Party: The Zodiac and the Ecliptic

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Family Star Party: The Zodiac and the Ecliptic

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

February 24, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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.


  • Look through multiple telescopes and learn about the objects in our night sky from Colorado Springs Astronomical Society astronomy outreach guides and Discovery Center educators
  • Interact with the Mobile Earth + Space Observatory’s scientific demos and exhibits
  • Possible views of Mars, Jupiter, Venus and the Moon
  • 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