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Star Watch Astronomy
September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Ages 8+ with adult
🛶 Cost: $12/person
🛶 Sign up at: https://web2.myvscloud.com/wbwsc/mnedenpwt.wsc/search.html?module=AR&PrimaryCode=487202
The Eden Prairie Outdoor Center features an observatory that houses one of the largest telescopes in Minnesota. The powerful 16-inch, computer-operated commercial telescope provides clear and surreal views of celestial objects and events. On clear nights, the observatory roof opens up and an astronomer serves as your stargazing guide. With each session, we’ll explore a different topic.
On cloudy nights, we use a large screen LCD inside the Outdoor Center to take a simulated tour of the night sky and learn how to find some of the same highlights from your own backyards.
All events are rain or shine, so dress for being outside and in the weather. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Let’s Get Deeper Into Space
Saturday, Sept. 9
Here’s Your Sign
Friday, Sept. 22
Eclipses for the United States
Friday, Oct. 13
Saturday, Oct. 14
Fall and the Hunter’s Moon
Friday, Oct. 27
Autumn Nights and Northern Lights
Friday, Nov. 3
Greek Theater in the Autumn Sky; The Superheroes of Old
Friday, Nov. 17
Galaxies and When They Collide
Saturday, Nov. 18
Farewell to the Summer Triangle
Friday, Dec. 1
A Chill is in the Air (Or Vacuum)
Saturday, Dec. 2
The Winter Solstice and the Longest Night of the Year
Friday, Dec. 15
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