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ScopeOut 2017 Telescope Festival

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Cincinnati Observatory celebrates the universe with an all-day (and all night) open house called ScopeOut.

In the afternoon we’ll have, classes, educational materials for teachers, kid’s space crafts and hands-on science activities, safe viewing of the Sun, swap table, meteorites, tours of our historic buildings and science exhibitors and vendors from around the region.

In the evening, we have a dinner under the stars including keynote lecture by Dr. Colin Bischoff, University of Cincinnati Physics, who studies the universe from the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, and nighttime viewing through the telescopes (weather permitting).

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS and Admission

Noon to 5pm   main displays, classes, and tours

Free daytime child and adult admission (noon to 5pm) thanks to the generous support of the Duke Energy Foundation and P&G!

6pm to 8:30pm   Dinner and Keynote Lecture by Dr. Colin Bischoff.  - $25/person (reservations required)

9pm to 11pm   Viewing through the old telescopes (weather permitting) -$5/person suggested donation

Details

Date:
September 23
Time:
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Website:
http://www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/publicevents/scopeout-astronomy-fair-9%5C23%5C2017-16/

Organizer

Craig Niemi
Phone:
513-321-5186
Email:
observatory@fuse.net
Website:
http://www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/whatsup.html

Venue

Cincinnati Observatory Center
3489 Observatory Place
Cincinnati, OH 45208 United States
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Phone:
513-321-5186
Website:
http://www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/publicevents/scopeout-astronomy-fair-9%5C23%5C2017-16/