june, 2021

11jun6:00 pm7:00 pmFriday Starry Nights - Two Small Pieces Of Glass: The Amazing Telescope

Event Details

Two Small Pieces of Glass – The Amazing Telescope follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party.

Along the way, the students learn the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy.

Aiming to engage and appeal to audiences of all ages, the show explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years.

Recommended for age 4 and above.

For your safety, we have set up the following guidelines:
– The lobby and planetarium will open 30 minutes before the show begins.
– Staff and guests are required to wear masks.
– Look for the 6 feet indicators to direct traffic flow in the lobby.
– Guests will be seated by the Planetarium Specialist and should remain in their assigned seat. Families will be seated together.
– A reduced capacity for each show is in effect to allow for proper social distancing guidelines.
– The show is available with an e-ticket only – no tickets will be sold onsite.
– Cleaning procedures will take place before and after shows.

Friday Starry Nights only includes the planetarium show at this time; the Daniel Observatory will remain closed until further notice.


(Friday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Roper Mountain Science Center

402 Roper Mountain Rd

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