Summer of the Stars: Astronomy

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August 10, 2013

12-4pm.

New York Hall of Science

Flushing

All Ages

$11; $8 children 2-17

Description: Citi Field is hosting the All-Star Game and there are celebrations all over the borough. Enjoy star-related activities and demonstrations, where kids can make constellations on sun print paper and learn about rockets and flight. Kids can even explore the sun using solar telescopes.

David Cohn of the Educational Projects Network will lead a hands-on workshop to safely explore the Sun using a variety of telescopes. You'll see sunspots, solar prominences, filaments and numerous other dynamic features of the Sun in real-time by direct observation.

Activities are free with NYSCI admission. The solar telescope workshop will be held weather permitting.

Address: 47-01 111th St.
Flushing, NY 11368
Phone: 718-699-0005
Website: nysci.org

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