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Charles W. Brown Planetarium

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Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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October 2017

Halloween Celestial Origins

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween Celestial Origins

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening.

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Halloween Celestial Origins

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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What do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening

Find out more »
November 2017

Planet Nine

November 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto, the most famous dwarf planet in the outskirts of our Solar System. The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a…

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Planet Nine

November 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto, the most famous dwarf planet in the outskirts of our Solar System. The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a…

Find out more »

Planet Nine

November 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto, the most famous dwarf planet in the outskirts of our Solar System. The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a…

Find out more »

Planet Nine

November 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto, the most famous dwarf planet in the outskirts of our Solar System. The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a…

Find out more »

Planet Nine

November 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto, the most famous dwarf planet in the outskirts of our Solar System. The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a…

Find out more »

Planet Nine

November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto, the most famous dwarf planet in the outskirts of our Solar System. The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a…

Find out more »

Planet Nine

November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us our first close look at Pluto, the most famous dwarf planet in the outskirts of our Solar System. The New Horizons flyby was big news, and the pictures it sent back to Earth reveal a world far more complex than anyone realized. Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they uncover dwarf worlds whose orbits take them deep into the far reaches of the Solar System. Is there a…

Find out more »
December 2017

The Christmas Star

December 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 9, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

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The Christmas Star

December 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 9, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

Find out more »

The Christmas Star

December 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 9, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

Find out more »

The Christmas Star

December 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 9, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

Find out more »

The Christmas Star

December 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 9, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

Find out more »

The Christmas Star

December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 9, 2017

Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map

Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.

Find out more »
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