April 2018

2018-04-05 19:00 to 21:00

Please join us for a very rare and special evening:

An intimate conversation with the crew of Apollo 8 (Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, Bill Anders) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Man’s first
journey to the Moon, and the launch of the new book, Rocket Men, by bestselling Chicago author Robert Kurson

Thursday, April 5, 2018

7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30)

Museum of Science and Industry | 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

$35 ticket includes a signed copy of Rocket Men
Parking available

Tickets available at:

Museum of Science and Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
60637 Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US

2018-04-11 10:15 to 2018-04-14 10:15

Rainwater Observatory is gearing up for its annual Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference coming up April 11-14, 2018! This event attracts amateur and professional astronomers from around the country. It is held under one of the few remaining dark skies in the southeastern United States and just off the beautiful Natchez Trace Parkway near the village of French Camp, Mississippi.

Join us this year for fun, fellowship, observing and fascinating presentations by professional astronomers and others such as galaxy researcher, Dr. William Keel from the University of Alabama, astrophotographer and "Hurricane Hunter" Jon Talbot, NASA recognized teacher-lecturer-astrophotographer, Dave Teske, Rainwater Observatory director and space artist,Edwin Faughn and much more!

Registration details can be found on our website at: rainwaterobservatory.org

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium
One Fine Place
39745 French Camp , MS
United States
Mississippi US

2018-04-21 17:30 to 20:30

Northwest Suburban Astronomers and Harper College present: ASTRONOMY DAY on April 21, 2018

Many actives for all ages including:  telescopes on display, astronomy lectures by Harper faculty and NSA club members, 

Solar and deep sky observing opportunities using the Harper campy observatory and NSA club members’ telescopes, 

hands-on actives, display, photographs, and projects for children.  


More information may be found at:  www.nsaclub.org

Come join us starting at 5:30pm.


Harper College, Building Z

Algonquin Road entrance

Palatine, IL

Harper College, Building Z
Algonquin Road entrance
Palatine , IL
United States
Illinois US