Free Planetarium Shows Explain Alabama Summer Skies
Samford University’s Christenberry Planetarium continues to put on free public shows as part of its community education and outreach. Throughout the summer, the community can learn about the Alabama summer skies.
Admission is free, and seating is available on a first-come basis. Additionally, Doodle’s Homemade Sorbets and Ices will be at each show with their ice truck.
June 21, 8 p.m. – Alabama Summer Skies: Universe Update
June 28, 8 p.m. – Alabama Summer Skies: Small Worlds
July12, 8 p.m. – Alabama Summer Skies: Constellations
July19, 8 p.m. – Alabama Summer Skies: Our Place in Space
July 20, 2 p.m. – Alabama Summer Skies
July 26, 8 p.m. – Alabama Summer Skies: Exoplanets
Visit Christenberry Planetarium at Samford University’s Facebook page for more information.
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