|When:||March 8, 2013
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
|Where:||Georgia Southern University Planetarium, Statesboro, GA, United States|
End of Herty Drive from Hwy 67/Fair Rd.
Statesboro, GA 30460
|Ages:||8 yrs old to adults|
|Description:||You're invited to a free planetarium public evening for ages 8 and up as we present a new full-dome show, STARS. Narrated by actor Mark Hamill from Star Wars, this stunning show explores the powerhouses of the universe and our relationship with the night sky throughout history. Produced by the Sudekum Planetarium. Trailer: http://www.sudekumplanetar ium.com/shows/STARS/ We will also be giving out sky maps and information on how you can see Comet Pan-STARRS in March! http://science.nasa.gov/ science-news/science-at-na sa/2013/06feb_panstarrs/ Please arrive early for each show, limited seating, thank you. If the weather permits, telescopic observing of Jupiter and more will be given on the rooftop observing deck following each show. The Statesboro Astronomy Club will meet following the event. Location: The planetarium is located in the Math/Physics Bldg (#203) on the campus of Georgia Southern University. Campus map at: http://services.georgiasou thern.edu/aux/pdf/parking/ mastermap50.pdf . Parking directions for planetarium public events: Turn on to Herty Drive from Fair Road (GA Hwy 67) and follow all the way to the end. Turn left through the open parking gate then right into the large faculty/staff parking lot. Walk back down toward the gates and the planetarium is across on the other side in the Math/Physics Building between the small Eidson Building - Honors Department and the Biology Building. More Information: webpage - http://cosm.georgiasouther n.edu/planetarium/events.h tml Email - planetarium@georgiasouther n.edu Department of Physics - 912-478-5292 (No reservations, first come, first seated.) This show is not recommended for very young children, only ages 8 and up please. Sponsored by the Department of Physics, College of Science and Mathematics, Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA|