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Big Red Sky Tour

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–1:45 pm
Morrill Hall Room: Mueller Planetarium
Additional Info: MORR
Contact: Zach, (402) 472-2641,
Discover the seasonal night skies and learn some of the fascinating stories behind the stars and constellations!

Embark on a galactic tour to discover what we can see with just our eyes or by using binoculars and telescopes. We’ll explore deep-sky objects and cosmic gems founds in our own solar system! You’ll be able to identify constellations to your friends, uncover some of the wonderful facts, legends, and ancient stories behind these patterns and stars, and see what makes astronomy so enchanting!

The Big Red Sky Tour changes every season giving viewers more opportunities to discover Nebraska’s night skies year-round.

Recommend for ages 8+, grades 3-12.
Running Time: 50 minutes

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