Night Skies in the Joel N. Bloom Observatory

Photograph of the planet Venus

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Location

The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Adults
  • Families
  • Evening
  • Members
  • Public

Join us for an evening of out-of-this-world astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts.

Build your own experience from any combination of planetarium shows, a live science talk on astronomy or space science, hands-on astronomy activities, and continuous telescopic observing all evening (weather permitting). The program is staffed with knowledgeable observers, and free star maps are provided.

Franklin Theater
7:15 pm – Space Talk with Chris D’Andrea, visiting Assistant Professor of Physics at Bryn Mawr College

Fels Planetarium
8:00 pm – The Sky Tonight
8:45 pm – To Space and Back
9:15 pm – The Sky Tonight

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Stay tuned for more details. Each month features different activities, talks, and shows!

Ticket Prices:
$10 for Individuals
$5 for Members