“Winter Stars and the Mariner” at Treworgy Planetarium at Mystic Seaport Museum | Kids Out and About Providence <

“Winter Stars and the Mariner” at Treworgy Planetarium at Mystic Seaport Museum

The earlier sunset in the winter season provides even more time for stargazing! Join us for an overview of the winter night sky, starting with locating the Big Dipper and using this shape to find the North Star, Polaris. Once a sense of direction is established, we will locate other well-known constellations and shapes like Orion the Hunter and Taurus the Bull. We’ll also keep an eye out for any visible planets—mostly Jupiter and Saturn, but Mercury can also be seen for part of the season. We will pay a visit to our closest neighbor in space, the Moon. And finally, we will explore ways in which sailors used the night sky to navigate the open ocean.

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Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-0711
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Dates: 
03/02/2024
03/03/2024
03/07/2024
Time: 
1:00PM
Price: 
Through March 31, 2024, Planetarium show fees are included in Museum admission.

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids