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Astronomy Day Is Out Of This World!

Arizona Science Center and Honeywell Family Series present a day dedicated to the cosmos

 
 
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PRLog - May 4, 2011 - PHOENIX -- What does the moon look like through a telescope? How much would you weigh on Jupiter? What is a comet made of? Find out the answers to these questions and more during Astronomy Day at Arizona Science Center on Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sponsored by Honeywell Hometown Solutions.

Live demonstrations and activities will take place throughout the day including Planetarium Scales & Cans, See How a Comet is Made, Solar System Walk, and more. Go further into space with Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration, East Valley Astronomy Club and Saguaro Astronomy Club.

Explore the outer reaches of space in our state-of-the-art Dorrance Planetarium during Astronomy Day and enjoy our special programming free of charge! Saturday’s schedule includes:
11:00 a.m.   Starry Story time
11:45 a.m.   Arizona Skies
12:30 p.m.   Grand Tour of the Solar System
1:30 p.m.   Starry Story time
2:30 p.m.   Black Holes
3:00 p.m.   Stars of the Pharaohs
4:30 p.m.   Cosmic Coasters

Then, join our star party in Heritage Square from sunset to 10 p.m. (weather permitting) where we will be conducting free, guided telescope viewing to enjoy our beautiful Arizona skies!
Admission to Astronomy Day activities are free with paid general admission. Planetarium shows are free during Astronomy Day, however seating is limited. Arizona Science Center is located at 600 E. Washington Street in downtown Phoenix. For more information, visit http://www.azscience.org.


About Honeywell Hometown Solutions
Honeywell Hometown Solutions is the company’s community outreach and giving initiative. Honeywell Hometown Solutions focuses the company’s giving and community involvement in five areas:  science and math education, housing and shelter, family safety and security, habitat and conservation, and humanitarian relief.  For more information, visit http://www.honeywell.com/hhs

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About Arizona Science Center
The mission of Arizona Science Center is to inspire, educate and entertain people of all ages about science. The Center, located at 600 E. Washington St. in downtown Phoenix, features more than 300 hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, the state-of-the-art Dorrance planetarium and a five-story IMAX® theater. For more information please call 602-716-2000 or visit http://www.azscience.org.

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