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Space Science Events
2017 Dates and Times:
|January 9||7 - 8 p.m.||Final Lunar Monday|
|February 3||7 - 9 p.m.||First Friday: Dinosaurs|
|March 25||7:30 - 9:30 p.m.||Earth Hour|
|April 5||8 - 9 p.m.||Sandia Mt. Stargazing|
|May 5||8:30 - 10 p.m.||First Friday: Geology|
|June 30||Starts at 8:30 p.m.||Asteroid Day|
|July 7||Starts at 8:30 p.m.||First Friday: Wild Music|
|August 4||Starts at 8:30 p.m.||First Friday: Total Solar Eclipse|
|September 27||8 - 9 p.m.||Sandia Mt. Stargazing|
|October 28||TBA||Intl. Observe the Moon Night|
|November 3||7 - 9 p.m.||First Friday: Wild Music|
|December 1||7 - 9 p.m.||Old Town Holiday Stroll|
In 2017, we're offering monthly night-sky observing opportunities to coincide with museum, local, or international events. More specific information about each activity will be updated below as the day draws closer. Notice that some events may happen at locations other than the museum.
Members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society will help you study the moon and stars through a variety of telescopes. Each event will feature any visible planets and other interesting objects in the sky.
International SUNday will also be celebrated on June 18 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The observing part of any event may be canceled when the sky is cloudy. If weather conditions are in question, check the museum's Facebook page for updates an hour before each event is scheduled to begin: https://www.facebook.com/NMMNHS/