International Astronomy Day

Join us for Astronomy Day, a worldwide event that increases public awareness about astronomy and our universe. Enjoy a day of hands-on activities and workshops for all ages on the museum’s lawn and in the atrium. Above Alaska, a new show about the aurora created by the UAA Planetarium and Visualization Theater, will premiere in the Thomas Planetarium and be included with admission. At 3:30 p.m., Suzanne Nichols, PhD, from the UAA Department of Physics and Astronomy will speak on her research about mapping dark matter using gravitational lensing. Presented in partnership with the University of Alaska Anchorage Planetarium and Visualization Theater. Included with admission

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