Arizona Museum of Natural History presents A Night with the Stars

. September 16, 2012 . 0 Comments

The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) presents “A Night with the Stars” on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the AzMNH, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa.

During this evening of exploration, not only can visitors see the objects of natural history, anthropology and art already on display, but the museum galleries will also have special activities including crafts and demonstrations from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and telescope viewing with the East Valley Astronomy Club from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Students from Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration will also be available in the Origins Exhibition to discuss their research. To make “A Night with the Stars” even more celestial, visitors will have the opportunity to view a special program in the portable planetarium for ASU. You will also meet and view a presentation by Arizona State University Professor Dr. A. D. Anbar. He will discuss the search for life in deep space with a talk entitled “Are We Alone?” In addition to astrobiology, Dr. Anbar will discuss the search for water and CO-2 in the atmospheres of Earth-like planets around nearby stars.

“A Night with the Stars” will be an evening of exploring for the whole family; everyone from the space exploration novice to the enthusiast will want to take part in this remarkable program. Admission for non-members is $7 per adult and $4 per child and students with identification. No discounts or passes will be accepted. Admission for museum members is free. – www.azmnh.org

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