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Saturn largest moon, Titan, looks small here, pictured to the right of the gas giant as seen by NASA Cassini spacecraft.

September Star Party: Gas Giants

Friday | September 06, 2019 | 8:30 pm10:00 pm

Free admission, $5 donation requested

Welcome back to campus, U of M students!

Planetarium

Shows start at 8:30 & 9

Start the night inside the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium for a brief presentation of Fall Sky Tonight.

Activity

Learn more about the outer planets whose orbit lies outside the asteroid belt (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune).

Also, enjoy hands-on activities with members of the Minnesota Astronomical Society.

Telescopes

The evening continues outside with telescopes on the Ruth & John Huss Observation Deck. Our astronomy team will guide you through observations of the same celestial objects that have inspired sky-gazers throughout history!

Remember to dress for the weather! The event takes place rain or shine. In the case of extreme or poor weather, indoor activities will be planned in place of telescope observing.

Note: Bell Museum galleries are not open during Star Parties.

Advance registration required. Click here to sign up online today!

Minnesota’s Astronomy Classroom is generously supported by Ruth and John Huss. Note: Museum galleries are not open during Star Parties.

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Friday | September 06, 2019
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8:30 pm–10:00 pm
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Venue

Bell Museum
2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

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