Night Skies in the Observatory - Franklin Institute
Sunday, December 01, 2013 - ongoing
When: Second Thursday of each month, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street
Cost: Free for members, $5 for nonmembers
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On the 2nd Thurs of each month Learn and view some of space’s stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies at the Franklin Institute’s Joel N. Bloom Observatory. Derrick Pitts, the Franklin Institute's Chief Astronomer, will lead. Guests will enjoy a lecture on an astronomical subject, a Fels planetarium show, and the chance to check out the night sky with the museum’s five different telescopes. Guests will also receive complimentary star maps.