Astronomy Night at the Museum of Flight

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Open to Public

Type: Outreach

Keywords: Museum Of Flight Astronomy Day

Held on: Oct 05, 2017 (Thu) at 05:00 PM to Oct 05, 2017 (Thu) at 09:00 PM

Location: Museum of Flight

Event Coordinator: David W. Ingram

The Museum of Flight has invited Puget Sound area astronomy societies and space organizations to participate in the Museum's twice a year, "Astronomy Day" on Thursday, October 5th, from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
The SAS has been provided a display table below the SR-71 Blackbird aircraft. Any SAS astronomer interested in representing the SAS for this fun and valuable education and public outreach activity is encouraged to contact Dave Ingram at At least 4 SAS members are needed to share slots for this 4 hour event. This is a Wells Fargo Free 1st Thursday event. Admission is free to the public, families and friends for a full evening of Museum events and displays.


Latitude 47.5179984, Longitude -122.2974729


Come celebrate World Space Week and look up at the night sky with the Seattle Astronomical Society, the Museum of Flight, Wells Fargo and other local groups! Local science and astronomy clubs will share their knowledge of the heavens with viewing opportunities through their telescopes (weather permitting). Enjoy additional educational activities throughout the evening.

On the first Thursday of each month, the Museum stays open late – and admission is FREE. Enjoy the Museum's Great Gallery, Personal Courage Wing, Simonyi Space Gallery, Aviation Pavilion, and more from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, courtesy of Wells Fargo.

The Museum Store and both Cafés will also remain open for extended hours


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posted over 1 year ago

jeremyjonkman@ jeremyjonkman@ is planning on participating.