Western Kentucky University

Hardin Planetarium at Western Kentucky University

 

 

Hardin Planetarium
presents

 

Starry Tales

 

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Let's look up!

 

A highly interactive planetarium experience designed to help you find your way around tonight's sky. Participants will examine star patterns visible in the current evening sky and learn some of the stories our ancestors told to help them remember these patterns. We will also discuss some of the bright stars, planets and other celestial objects of interest in this evening's sky. This show is designed to help you become more familiar with the star patterns visible in the season of your choice. Come join us and share the glory of the celestial sphere as we look for ways to help identify the stars and remember the patterns they make.

 

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 Appropriate Audience

All Grades

 

Running Time

45 minutes, with optional Q&A period

 

Audience Size Limit

40 maximum (for groups wishing to bring a larger audience, click here to see some alternatives)

 

Academic Subjects Addressed

Pattern recognition, storytelling, constellations

 

On-Line Show Request
 
Kindly make your first approach to booking a show the submission of the form below. (If you cannot yet fill out one field, enter "not yet known" or "unsure," etc.) We will get in touch with you to discuss your needs more completely once we get your form.
 
Charge
 
Programs for schools during school hours are generally free of charge. Click here to check to see if there will be a charge to your group for this program.
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Show Date and Time 

 
 
 
 
 
 Last Modified 3/11/14