Astronomy Nights: Doing Astrophotography for Free

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February 21, 2014


Stamford Museum and Nature Center


Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$5; $3 children ages 5-17

Event description: Head to the Observatory to enjoy a presentation on astrophotography. Then, weather permitting, view the night sky through the Observatory's 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. This program is suitable for ages 5 and up. The observatory is located behind Heckscher Farm. Enter from Scofieldtown Road. GPS users enter 151 Scofieldtown Road.

Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
Phone: 203-322-1646

About Stamford Museum and Nature Center

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity and interaction. It seeks to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events. Enjoy a picnic on the Meadow, walk over 80 acres of nature trails, drop in to the Heckscher Farm and say hello to the animals, and don't miss the latest exhibition in the Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries.