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NSN Webinar Series: What to Expect from the James Webb Space Telescope

NSN Webinar Series: What to Expect from the James Webb Space Telescope's First Year of Science

  • Nighttime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Teen, Adult
  • 3/29/2022

Night Sky Network members joined Dr. Kelly Lepo on May 19, 2022, when she presented her talk: What to Expect from the James Webb Space Telescope's First Year of Science.

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Navigating the Night Sky for May 2022 - Monthly Starmaps from the Astronomical League

Navigating the Night Sky for May 2022 - Monthly Starmaps from the Astronomical League

  • Nighttime Event
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Teen, Adult
  • 9/25/2021

The Astronomical League produces monthly star maps in both English and Spanish. We have mirrored downloadable copies of the latest guides here!

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Black Hole Buckets: No Escape [Activity]

Black Hole Buckets: No Escape [Activity]

  • Daytime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
  • 10/20/2008

A simple, fun activity that helps visualize the warping of space by gravity. Stretch an fasten flexible fabric over the top of a bucket and encourage allow visitors to experiment with marbles and weights to discover some basics about gravity & black holes

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