Events

 

Life and Death of Stars - Online Class

Aug 17, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stars

The stars at night come in all different colors, sizes, and ages.  Where did they come from and what is their ultimate fate?  We will look at the weirdest stars in the galaxy, explore their evolution, and dramatic demises.

Cost: $10 per household

Reservations are required for this online class.

Saturn - Online Class

Aug 18, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturn

Lord of the Rings (and moons)

Explore this ringed planet up close and personal.  Fly among the 82 moons and in between the rings with the Cassini spacecraft.

Cost: $10 per household

Reservations are required for the online class offered through Zoom.

Exoplanets - Online Class

Sep 1, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Exoplanets

Beyond Our Solar System

Astronomers have discovered thousands of planets circling distant stars.  This is the hottest field in astronomy. How do you find exoplanets and what are they like?  Have we discovered a Second-Earth? 

Cost: $10 per household

Reservations are required for this online class

History of the Telescope - Online Class

Sep 8, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mitchel Telescope

412 Years of the Telescope

Since it's invention in September of 1608, the telescope has expanded our views of the universe.  We will focus on the earliest designs all the way up to today's massive and orbiting observatories.  

Cost: $10 per household

Reservations are required.

Constellation Mythology

Sep 10, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Medusa

Stories in the Stars

Dean Regas retells the classic Greek and Native American myths of the constellations of summer and fall - with his own personal and modern twists.  Hear the fun, gross, and bizarre stories behind the Big and Little Bear, Cassiopeia the Queen, Pegasus, Medusa and more.  Family friendly and great for all ages.

Cost: $10 per household

Advanced registration is required.

Deep Space - Online Class

Sep 15, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
M20

Star Clusters, Nebulas, and Galaxies

Explore the farthest reaches of the universe as we travel beyond the solar system and sail among the stars.  Dean Regas takes you in for closer looks at massive star clusters, breathtaking nebulas, and galaxies beyond count.

Cost: $10 per household

Reservations are required for this online class.

The Fall Sky - Online Class

Sep 22, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fall Sky

Stargazing and Planetgazing 101

Astronomer Dean Regas shows you how to become an expert in identifying the planets, stars and constellations of the season as well as how to use star charts, free computer software, and apps.

Cost: $10 Per household

Advance registration is required.  Space is limited.