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Charles W. Brown Planetarium

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Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
765-285-8860

September 2018

Exploring the Center of the Milky Way – Planetarium Show

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Our Sun is just one star in a galaxy of at least 100 billion stars. This galaxy, the Milky Way, is shaped like a giant pancake that is more than a 100,000 light years wide. Astronomers have long wondered what the center of our galaxy is like but clouds of interstellar dust block the view in visible light. In recent years the advance of technology has changed all this. Astronomers can now view the galactic center in the infrared and…

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Exploring the Center of the Milky Way – Planetarium Show

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Our Sun is just one star in a galaxy of at least 100 billion stars. This galaxy, the Milky Way, is shaped like a giant pancake that is more than a 100,000 light years wide. Astronomers have long wondered what the center of our galaxy is like but clouds of interstellar dust block the view in visible light. In recent years the advance of technology has changed all this. Astronomers can now view the galactic center in the infrared and…

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October 2018

Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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Halloween: Celestial Origins – Planetarium Show

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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November 2018

Juno at Jupiter – Planetarium Show

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Join us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we…

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Juno at Jupiter – Planetarium Show

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

Join us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we…

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Juno at Jupiter – Planetarium Show

November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Join us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we…

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Juno at Jupiter – Planetarium Show

November 9 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

Join us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we…

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Juno at Jupiter – Planetarium Show

November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Join us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we…

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Juno at Jupiter – Planetarium Show

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

Join us as we explore what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our solar system. Juno’s principal goal is to understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora and deep weather systems - plus information on the spinning Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our solar system during its formation. Come learn what we…

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The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

November 30 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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December 2018

The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

December 7 @ 8:00 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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The Christmas Star – Planetarium Show

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Cooper Science Building Riverside Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Free

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. Suitable for all ages 10+

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