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UofL planetarium to celebrate Astronomy Day

by Cindy Hess, communications and marketing last modified May 14, 2014 02:44 PM

The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville will mark May 18 – Astronomy Day – with programs that explore the mystery of space.

The family-friendly event runs 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is $5.

Events include viewing the sun through solar telescopes, activities for kids and a drawing for a Celestron telescope valued at $150. Three shows will be offered  in the planetarium dome as follows:

  • 1 p.m. -  Perfect Little Planet
  • 2 p.m. -  Laser Beatles
  • 3 p.m. - Oasis in Space

At 4 p.m. there will be a free, hourlong public presentation, “Meteorites: Messengers From Space.”  Attendees can view a meteorite collection that was recently donated to the planetarium.

For more information call 502-852-6664 or visit

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