From Earth to the Universe

When: November 2, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

From Earth to the Universe  The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity’s oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly…

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Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries

When: November 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Explore the world-class observatories, learn why Chile is an ideal environment for astronomy, and meet some of the diverse people who make discoveries possible. Run time: 25 minutes Recommended for ages: 12 and up

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Wyoming Observe the Moon Night

When: September 11, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium

We are hosting this event in partnership with the Science Zone, Central Wyoming Astronomical Society, and the Girl Scouts of Wyoming. This event is free and open to the public. We will have our mini observatory open for moon viewing as well as several other telescopes around the property. A…

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Origins of Life

When: August 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Origins of Life explores some of the most profound questions of life science: the origins of life and the human search for life beyond Earth. Travel from prebiotic chemistry in the Universe, through the formation of stars and solar systems, to the first life on Earth. Origins of Life also…

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Earth’s Wild Ride

When: August 3, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Earth’s Wild Ride Set on the surface of the Moon in the year 2081, the program opens with a grandfather and his grandchildren gazing out into space. As they watch the Moon’s shadow move across Earth, the grandfather tells stories of crashing asteroids, erupting volcanoes, roaring dinosaurs, electrifying lightning and…

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Summer Skies

When: July 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Take a detailed tour of the prominent constellations that are visible during the summer months.  You’ll also learn about the evolution of the stars that make up these constellations. Run Time:  45 minutes                Recommended for ages 8 and up

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