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Summer Astronomy Series Begins Tuesday

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The Summer Astronomy Series is back for a second season! The series kicks off tomorrow night at 7:00 pm.
The program begins with a presentation on the constellations Boötes and Ursa Minor, the planetarium film Oasis in Space, and a presentation entitled “Moons of Fire and Ice,” a discussion of the ice moons of Jupiter and Saturn and the possibility of liquid water and life on those bodies. “Moons of Fire and Ice” will also present the latest research on Jupiter’s fiery moon Io.
The doors to the Science Museum will open at 7:00 pm, a the constellation presentation will begin at 7:15 followed by the planetarium film, and then the evening will close with an in-depth presentation on recent astronomy research, to end at 8:30. The discussions and presentations will be made by Thronateeska Heritage Center museum guide and staff astronomer Jim Friese.
Admission to the series is $3.50 plus tax per person. Thronateeska members and Darton College students are admitted at no charge with member or student ID. While reservations are not required, seating is limited. Program content is suitable for all ages. For more information call 229-432-6955.

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