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Family Star Party: Looking Back in Time
Inspire the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts with a fun, learning environment for the whole family.
Event Series:Family Star Party
May 7, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm MDT
Admission:Free outside; half-priced admission inside
Location:Space Foundation Discovery Center
Did you know that a telescope not only helps us see distant objects but also helps us see back in time? The light that leaves stars, nebulae, and galaxies takes a long, long time to reach us, and it can show us what the universe looked like thousands, millions, and even billions of years ago!
Outside (weather permitting):
- Crescent Moon
- Orion the Hunter
- Galaxies in Leo and Virgo
- Science On a Sphere®: Exploring deep space
- El Pomar Space Gallery scavenger hunt
Space Foundation Discovery Center Family Star Parties are supported by members of the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society.
No fee for outdoor telescope viewing. Discovery Center indoor activities fee: half-price admission.
Passport Member Benefit — Complimentary Admission
Become a Passport Member: Discovery Center Passport