MONTCLAIR, NJ - Buzz Aldrin Middle School will be hosting a fundraiser on Tuesday, April 24th.
The program, entitled Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe, is an exciting family program with some incredible video footage for ages 5 to 100+ about the universe from the very small to the very large. It's a virtual journey throughout the cosmos.
Following this indoor formal presentation, everyone will go outdoors to view celestial objects in the night sky through a powerful hand-crafted telescope, such as the ice crystal rings of Saturn, craters on the Moon, etc., weather permitting.
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Buzz Aldrin Middle School (Mount Hebron)
173 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
Cost: $10.00 Fundraiser
Phone about event: (631) 921-9716
Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe, is a program that describes the universe from the very small to the very large that begins inside, enjoying incomparable photos and videos of our universe, and
ends outside, peering through a powerful telescope into the wonders of the cosmos.
The program is hosted by astronomer and former NASA consultant Kevin Manning, who not only travels the country bringing the stars to libraries and schools, but also worked with the Chandra X-Ray Observatory (launched on the space shuttle) with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and other places like Brookhaven National Laboratory. Manning launched his “Star Tour” series to help make science accessible and exciting for all ages.
“Our aim is to open new galaxies of inquiry and possibilities for the people we visit,” he said.
“We want everyone to be able to enjoy an educational and entertaining exploration of the universe, the
stars and other celestial wonders, as well as a refreshingly large perspective gained by looking up to
Preregister for tickets and a raffle at:
Look Up to the Stars, (631) 921-9716