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‘Starry Tales for a Winter Night’ opened Jan. 7 at Hardin Planetarium

‘Starry Tales for a Winter Night’ opened Jan. 7 at Hardin Planetarium

Starry Tales for a Winter Night, a highly interactive experience designed to help you find your way around winter’s night skies, opened Jan. 7 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium.

The show will be presented through January 26 at WKU's Hardin Planetarium. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday through Jan. 26.

Participants will examine star patterns visible in the current evening sky, learn some of the stories our ancestors told to help them remember these patterns and discuss some of the bright stars, planets and other celestial objects of interest in the evening sky.

The 45-minute show is free and suitable for all ages. (Note: The show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted.)

Show times and dates are as follows:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 7                       7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 9                     7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 12                       2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 14                     7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 16                   7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 19                       2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 21                     7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 23                   7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 26                       2 p.m.

Current show: Comets: Icy Interlopers Interacting with the Sun continues through Jan. 5. Show schedule/information at http://wp.me/pi4mf-642

Contact: Ronn Kistler, (270) 745-4044.

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