Super Stellar Friday: “Meet Galileo and his Telescope”
August 28, 2009 @ 12:00 am EDT
This month marks the 400th anniversary of the first public demonstration of the telescope by Galileo to government officials in Venice. Meet Galileo (performed by Paul Manning), learn about his new astronomical telescope and how he discovered the four largest moons of Jupiter. See the newest planetarium show, “Two Small Pieces of Glass”, then, (weather permitting), view Jupiter and its moons live through our new observatory telescope.
Recommended for ages 5+. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
$9 Adult, $6 Child (3-12), $8 Student/Senior. Free for Members. If General Admission is purchased earlier that day, program ticket is $3.