CPS Planetarium April public shows (posted 4/3/17)
Ever wondered about the training astronauts have to go through to get into space? Or how astronomers can tell a galaxy is millions of light years away from us? Come to CPS Planetarium this Saturday to answer these and many other questions about space during our monthly free planetarium shows.
On Saturday, April 8, the 2:00 p.m. show will beAstronaut, where visitors will learn how space travel affects the human body and how astronauts train and prepare for their missions.
The 3:15 p.m. show will be3000 Years of Stargazing. From Stonehenge and Machu Picchu to the Hubble Space Telescope, this show explains how, step by step, the study of astronomy has allowed us to better understand the universe we live in.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
2:00 p.m. -Astronaut (for ages 7 and up)
3:15 p.m. -3000 Years of Stargazing (for ages 12 and up)
CPS Planetarium is located within Rock Bridge High School at 4303 S. Providence Road. During the school year, groups can reserve a weekday show by phone, (573) 214-3148, orvia email. NOTE: The front entrance of Rock Bridge High School is under construction. Visitors to the planetarium will need to enter through the north or south entrance of the school.
Reservations for planetarium shows are encouraged. To reserve seats, visithttp://cpsplanetarium.org. Planetarium shows are free, although donations of $2.00 per person are encouraged.
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