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National Astronomy Day 2010

April 24, 2010

Miami Science Museum
Day Events in Theater/ Planetarium/ Space Gallery

M.C. - Jack F. Horkheimer
Executive Director: Miami Planetarium
Writer/ Host: PBS "Star Gazer"

All Day Events (Except Guest NASA Speaker) Require Regular Museum Admission and include Planetarium shows and Museum exhibits.
Adults $14.95 Seniors & Students (W/I.D.) & Children (3-12) $10.95
Members are FREE

Special Astronomy Day Events

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Southern Cross Astronomical Society
SCAS Exhibits and Displays (In Lobby)
SCAS Solar Viewing (Outside in Courtyard: Weather Permitting)

12:30 p.m. SCAS Presents “Introduction to Star Gazing”
Dr. Lester Shalloway (SCAS)
(In Theater)

1:30 p.m.  “Galileo: The Price of Truth”
A live performance by period actor Robert Dawson
(In Theater)

2:30 p.m. “How Big is the Universe”
Dr Caroline Simpson (Associate Professor of Physics, FIU)
(In Theater)

3:30 p.m.  “Galileo: The Price of Truth”
A live performance by period actor Robert Dawson
(In Theater)

4:30 p.m. Door Prize Drawing & Free "Star Gazer Star Finder"
(In Theater)


Astronomy-Pictures.net

Night Events in Theater / Planetarium / Observatory

M.C. - Jack F. Horkheimer
Executive Director: Miami Planetarium
Writer/ Host: PBS "Star Gazer"

Nighttime Lectures and Observing Session Free to the Public

7:00 p.m. Live Star and Planet Lecture
(In Planetarium) FREE

7:30 p.m. “Two Small Pieces of Glass”
(In Planetarium) FREE

8:00 p.m. “Lord of the Rings through the eyes of Cassini”
George F. Haddad / Guest NASA Speaker /Kennedy Space Center Florida
(In Theater) FREE

9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Observing Sessions featuring Saturn and the Moon
(In Observatory Weather Permitting) FREE

Astronomy Night Laser Fest

Nighttime Laser Shows Requires Laser Ticket
Adults $8.00 Children $4.00 Laser show admission includes laser glasses.


9:30pm
The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely hearts Club Band
(In Planetarium)

10:30pm
Pink Floyd: Interstellar Overdrive/ Echoes
(In Planetarium)

11:30pm
Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon
(In Planetarium)

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