Star Tour USA 2014

ID-100141455Here are some astronomy programs from the OCLS that are great for star gazers and budding space enthusiasts. Lectures given by internationally renowned Kevin Manning at branches at the OCLS. Here are a listing of times and dates.

Roadmap to the Stars: The Night Sky Explained
Southwest Branch Tuesday, April 1, 6:30pm
North Orange Branch Thursday, April 10, 6:30pm
Learn where the constellations lay in the night sky in order to discover how objects in the night sky can be pinpointed without great knowledge of the celestial sphere and its coordinates.

Movers in the Sky: Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids
Orlando Public Library, Albertson Room
Sunday, April 6, 4pm
What differentiates these “small bodies” as remnants of solar system formation? Kevin Manning will help uncover all of the mysteries surrounding comets, meteors, and asteroids.

Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe
West Oaks Branch Monday, April 7, 6:30pm
Alafaya Branch Wednesday, April 9, 6:30pm
Learn about the size and scale of the universe, the stars, and other celestial wonders using hands-on activities and assorted visuals.

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