Published on June 20, 2018 by Maryellen Newton
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.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.