Astronomy Night with ASL Interpretation

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Astronomy Night with ASL Interpretation

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Astronomy Nights are back!

The Intrepid Museum will open to the public for free from 5:00pm-9:00pm and will include, talks from leading scientists and activities from the Museum’s education department.

Local astronomers will be on hand with their high-powered telescopes to help visitors navigate the night sky and answer questions about astronomy and stargazing. Guests are welcome to bring their own binoculars or look through the telescopes of the experts.

 

Schedule:

  • 5:00pm-7:00pm: Intrepid Museum Demonstrations & Activities*
  • 6:30pm: Presentation in the Space Shuttle Pavilion by Astronautica: Voices of Women in Space.*
    • Newly commissioned by Voices of Ascension, Astronautica is a work of music, voice, and video by women composers for a trio of female singers. Inspired by and based on the words of women astronauts, each piece includes videos taken by the astronauts while onboard space shuttles. Hear from the composers of a select group of songs from the show, as they talk about the inspiration behind each song.
    • Featured Composers: Hai-Ting ChinnKamala Sankaram, Elaine Lachic, Gilda Lyons, RaShonda Reeves
  • 7:00pm-9:00pm: Flight Deck telescope viewing with the Amateur Astronomers Association*

Organizer

Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum
Phone:
(646) 381-5182
Email:
access@intrepidmuseum.org
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Other

Audience (by age)
Adults (Ages 18 and up), Teens (Ages 13-17), Tweens (Ages 10-12), Elementary (Ages 8-10), Elementary (Ages 5-7), Family Program
Special Instructions
Advance registration is not required but is recommended so you can get a reminder and any updates ahead of time.
Program Image Caption
Astronomy Night logo
Program Image Description
Text: "Astronomy Nights // April 29 , 5:00-9:00 PM ET" on a blue-tinted photo of Intrepid's flight deck

Venue

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
12th Avenue and 46th Street
New York, NY, NY 10036 United States
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