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Amherst, Astronomy Night

December 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Free
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What makes Amherst College students excited about astronomy? Find out at Astronomy Night!  Students, parents, teachers, families, and the Amherst community are invited to a free evening dedicated to discovering more about light, stars, and the universe.

Explore the cosmos during this interactive evening at the state-of-the-art Science Center on the campus of Amherst College. Activities will be most suitable for youth ages 12 and older; however, younger children are welcome.

Students in ASTR-111 “Exploring the Cosmos” will lead visitors in a range of interactive activities suitable for a variety of ages on topics in light, stars, galaxies, and cosmology. These may include:

videos,
demonstrations,
short talks,
art exhibitions,
performances,
and interactive games.

Parking is available in the South Parking Lot.  Accessible parking is located along East Drive and Merrill Drive.

Details

Date:
December 15, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/physics/news-events/astronomy-night