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Saturday September 7 2019

  • Our youngest visitors can bring their imaginations as an SCI Programs Team member reads under the starry skies.

  • Meet and get the chance to touch some of SCI’s resident reptiles and amphibians.

  • Locate constellations and planets, and hear myths of the night sky in this live planetarium program. Program and location subject to change.

  • Catch a glimpse of the immense power of the enigmatic forces of our starlit sky — from black holes to exploding stars! Narrated by Patrick Stewart. Program and location subject to change.

  • Experience one of the most mysterious — and misunderstood — wonders of the Universe. Narrated by Liam Neeson. Sponsored by NASA. Program and location subject to change.

  • From things that glow to things that explode, this program is a real blast!

  • Experience the out-of-this-world space observation! Join SCI staff and members of the Des Moines Astronomical Society (DMAS) to take a look through high-powered telescopes and get a quick lesson on the basics of telescope operation.

    For more information, visit the Star Party page.