ASTRONOMY NIGHTS - Plains Conservation Center
Each Astronomy night will have its own theme.
December 13 at 6:00 p.m.: Secrets of Star Clusters. The study of open and globular star clusters is key to determining the age of the Universe and the life cycle of stars.
January 3 at 6 p.m.: The Moon. What do we know about the Moon and how do we know it. Why is it essential to human life on earth?
February 7 at 6 p.m.: Mars - The Red Planet. Hear the myths and speculation surrounding Mars compared with what we actually now know. Should humans visit it?
March 6 at 6:30 p.m.: Mars - Sights in the Spring Night Sky. Spring constellations, galaxies, nebulas, visible planets and more! View several Hubble Space Telescope images that will amaze.
March 6 at 6:30 p.m.: Galaxies Galore. Learn their descriptive types, when and where they are formed, and their colossal collisions.
May 1 at 8:30 p.m.: Women Astronomers. Discuss major unsung contributions of women to the field of Astronomy and how they shaped our understanding of the Universe.
The City of Aurora's Parks, Recreation & Open Space department's mission is to encourage active lifestyles and create healthy environments for people, nature and community.
Location: Plains Conservation Center, 21901 E. Hampden Avenue, Aurora, CO 80013
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