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Astronomy News


Travel to the red planet at Lycoming College’s Detwiler Planetarium

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy a free show in its Detwiler Planetarium on June 1. The show, which is part of Williamsport First Friday, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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Discover the Big Bang, Gravity and Climate Change at Lycoming College’s Detwiler Planetarium

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy free shows in its Detwiler Planetarium on May 4. The shows, which are part of Williamsport First Friday, begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

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Glimpse into Jupiter’s four largest moons

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy free shows in its Detwiler Planetarium on March 2. The shows, which are part of Williamsport First Friday, begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and are open to the public.

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The changing night sky

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy free shows in its Detwiler Planetarium on Feb. 2. The shows, which are part of Williamsport First Friday, begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and are open to the public.

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Journey to the nearest exoplanet

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy free shows in its Detwiler Planetarium on Dec. 1. The shows, which are part of Williamsport First Friday, begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and are open to the public.

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Learn how to find your way in the night sky at Lycoming College Detwiler Planetarium

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy free shows in its Detwiler Planetarium on Nov. 3. The shows, which are part of Williamsport First Friday, begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and are open to the public.

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Explore the history and future of the Universe at Lycoming College Detwiler Planetarium

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy free shows in its Detwiler Planetarium on Oct. 6. The shows, which are part of Williamsport First Friday, begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and are open to the public.

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Lycoming College planetarium show addresses astronomical misconceptions

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy free shows in its Detwiler Planetarium on Sept. 1. The shows, which are part of Williamsport First Friday, begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and are open to the public.

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Examine the possibility of life outside the universe during a planetarium show at Lycoming College

Investigate the possibility of life beyond Earth during two shows in Lycoming College’s Detwiler Planetarium on June 2 as part of Williamsport First Friday. The free shows begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and are open to the public.

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Learn how comet impacts affected life on Earth at planetarium show at Lycoming College

Lycoming College will offer two shows in the Detwiler Planetarium on May 5 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. as part of Williamsport First Friday. The events are open to the public. Free tickets are available that evening starting at 5 p.m. outside the planetarium. Seating is first come, first seated.

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Explore the most bizarre objects in the universe during a planetarium show at Lycoming College

Lycoming College will offer two shows in the Detwiler Planetarium on March 3 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. as part of Williamsport First Friday. The events are open to the public. Free tickets are available that evening starting at 5 p.m. outside the planetarium. Seating is first come, first seated.

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Soar through five centuries of astronomical discoveries at Lycoming College's Detwiler planetarium

Starting with the scientific revolution in the mid 16th century, soar through nearly five centuries of astronomical discoveries during two shows in the Detwiler Planetarium at Lycoming College on Feb. 3 as part of Williamsport First Friday events.

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Birdwatch in the Night Sky during an upcoming planetarium show at Lycoming College

Lycoming College will offer two shows in the Detwiler Planetarium on Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. as part of Williamsport’s First Friday events. The events are open to the public. Free tickets are available that evening starting at 5 p.m. outside the planetarium. Seating is first come, first seated.

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Dwarf stars, comets and small celestial objects are the highlight of planetarium shows at Lycoming College

Lycoming College will be offering two shows in the Detwiler Planetarium on Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. as part of Williamsport’s First Friday events. The event is open to the public. Free tickets are available that evening starting at 5 p.m. outside the planetarium. Seating is first come, first served.

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Children and families invited to view the night sky during event planned by students

School’s out for summer, so bring the kids to the park after dark. They’ll look millions of years into the past as they use telescopes and binoculars to gaze at stars, planets, the Milky Way and more at Muncy Heritage Park and Nature Trail when Muncy Historical Society hosts its “Under the Night Sky” on June 14.

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