Night Sky Tour

Event Date: 
Saturday, August 18, 2018 to Saturday, October 13, 2018
Event Time: 
8:30pm - 11:30pm
Josephine Sculpture Park, Frankfort KY
Event Description: 

You don’t want to miss this! Explore the night sky with expert guidance from Dan Price, Solar System Ambassador, through our large telescopes.  You may even capture a photo of the moon through a telescope on your smart phone! 

Dan will also give a presentation in the Art Barn to help you learn even more about the objects you'll be viewing. Topics include the Moon, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, and the human exploration of space! Dan will also answer any questions you may have about telescopes or astronomy. 

JSP is now part of the NASA Museum Alliance!

There’s no need to register, just come on out. Want to learn more about your own telescope, bring it out!  All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult.  You may come and go anytime between Dusk and 11:30pm.

Suggested donation per group or couple is listed on the webpage.

More dates to be scheduled throughout the year.

Event Type: 
Lecture / Talk
Telescope Viewing
Open to the General Public?: 
Yes
Topic: 
Astronomy,  Astrophysics,  Earth's Moon,  Human Exploration and Operations,  Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune,  Mars,  Mercury & Venus,  Science,  Space Technology,  Sun,  Universe
Mission: 
Apollo Program,  Cassini,  Chandra,  Dawn,  Deep Space Network,  Europa Mission,  Galileo,  Gemini Program ,  Hubble,  International Space Station,  Juno,  Kepler,  Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter,  Mars Exploration Rovers,  Mars Odyssey,  Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO),  Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity),  MAVEN,  MESSENGER,  New Horizons,  NuSTAR,  OSIRIS-REx,  Parker Solar Probe,  Rosetta,  Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO),  Spitzer,  STEREO,  TESS - Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite,  Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-L (TDRS-L),  Voyager,  Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
Event Location: 
3355 Lawrenceburg Rd
FrankfortKentucky 40601
United States
Additional Comments: 
Night Sky Tours are held once a month on the Saturday closest to 1st quarter moon.