Tour of the Winter Sky
January 21, 2017 6:30 p.m.End:
January 21, 2017Location: Charles W. Brown Planetarium
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The sky on cold winter nights has some of the brightest stars and the best known constellations. Some of these stars are truly supergiants hundreds of times bigger than our Sun, while others are dwarfs the size of Earth. Along the winter Milky Way there are colorful clouds where new stars are being born. Come and enjoy a guided tour of this celestial wonderland and learn how to use star charts to aid you in finding constellations and more.
- Intended Audience: Ages 8+
- Runtime: Approximately 45 minutes total
- Planetarium shows are free of charge.
- No tickets or reservations are required, but plan to arrive early as seating is done on a first-come, first-serve basis. We do our best to open doors 30 minutes before show time.
- There is no food or drink allowed in the planetarium.
- Children 12 years and under should be accompanied by an adult.
- The Charles W. Brown Planetarium is located on the west end of the Cooper Science Complex, located along Riverside Avenue.
For directions and parking information, as well as general policies, please visit the Charles W. Brown Planetarium website.