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Night Skies in the Joel N. Bloom Observatory at the Franklin Institute


Jul 16, 2019
07:00 PM until 10:00 PM


Join us for an evening of out-of-this-world astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts.

Build your own experience from any combination of planetarium shows, a live science talk on astronomy or space science, hands-on astronomy activities, and continuous telescopic observing all evening (weather permitting). The program is staffed with knowledgeable observers, and free star maps are provided.

This evening features episode three of the four-part documentary miniseries The Apollo Chronicles, with speaker Frank O’ Brien, NASA Solar System Ambassador.


$10 for Individuals $5 for Members


View map The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Phiadelphia , PA

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