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Cosmic Carnival

The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and the Open Space Visitor Center/City of Albuquerque host a day of science explorations of astronomical proportions!


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Nov 07, 2015
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM


Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120


Saturday, November 7th 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Join us; it’s FREE!

This event features presentations, exhibits, demonstrations, telescopes, a portable planetarium and finishes with a large star party on the back patio!

Cosmic Carnival DAY ACTIVITIES

  • 1pm-5 pm- In and around the Open Space Visitor Center facility: Interactive exhibits with Explora! Science Center, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, New Mexico for Science and Reason, UNM Meteoritics, the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque Libraries, CNM, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Safe viewing of our nearest star, the Sun. And on the Back Patio: Telescope discovery and display.
  • 2:00pm-2:30pm- Astronomy, the Solar System and the Deep Sky
  • 3:00-3:30pm - The Vastness of the Universe and Measuring Distances speakers
  • In the Kiva Room: Portable Planetarium Shows at 1:15, 2:00, 2:45, 3:30, 4:15 (Limit 25 people per show. Free same day tickets available at the reception desk.)