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Astronomy Nights: Giant Quasars

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Add to Calendar 19-04-2013 19-04-2013 15 Astronomy Nights: Giant Quasars Start by enjoying a presentation on giant quasars, followed, weather permitting, by a visit to view the night sky through the Observatory's 22-inch research telescope. This program is suitable for children ages 5 and older. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=131705 Stamford Museum and Nature Center true DD/MM/YYYY
April 19, 2013
7pm
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Stamford
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
$3; $2 children ages 5-17

Description: Start by enjoying a presentation on giant quasars, followed, weather permitting, by a visit to view the night sky through the Observatory's 22-inch research telescope. This program is suitable for children ages 5 and older.

Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
Phone: 203-322-1646
Website: stamfordmuseum.org

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Venue Description: The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to bringing art, agricultural and natural sciences, and history to the community. SM&NC offers family fun through exhibits, educational programs, and special events. At the Overbrook Nature Center, visitors can explore more than 80 acres of nature trails or join in an informative program with one of the center's naturalists. Opened in the fall of 2006, the Wheels in the Woods Trail #7 is an accessible nature trail that meanders alongside the Poorhouse Brook and through the established hardwood forest. Heckscher Farm offers the sights, sounds, and smells of active farm life. The Animal Embassy Building houses a collection of non-releasable exotic animal ambassadors. There are a variety of programs designed for children to develop an understanding of wildlife and their environment. Each Friday, weather permitting, visitors can enjoy viewing the moon, planets, and deep space objects through the 22-inch research telescope at the Observatory. Nature's Playground in the woods is a great place for kids and parents to scale a spider's web to a tree house with a lookout, then wind their way down a tubular slide or zoom down the otter slide. Seating with tables for picnicking or projects and benches are provided all around the SM&NC.

Upcoming Events at Stamford Museum and Nature Center:

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  • WILD! - 04/01/15 - 05/25/15
  • Astronomy Nights: Galaxies and Dark Matter - 05/08/15
  • Spring on the Farm Festival Weekend - 05/16/15 - 05/17/15
  • Astronomy Nights: The Summer Triangle: The Gateway to the Milky Way - 05/29/15
  • Compass Challenge - 05/31/15
  • Sunday Farm Market Kick-off - 06/07/15
  • Astronomy Nights: New Horizons - 06/12/15
  • Farm Families - 06/14/15
  • Exhibitions: Nature's Numbers - 06/20/15 - 08/30/15
  • Summer Solstice Celebration - 06/21/15
  • A Day in a Farmer's Life - 06/24/15 - 08/19/15
  • Marvelous Mud Day - 06/28/15