This event has been canceled. Event will resume May 1,2020.
Show will take place in the San Juan College Planetarium with a stargaze to follow, weather permitting. This is a free event! Planetarium show offered at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. with stargaze at 8:30 p.m.
San Juan College Planetarium offers a free public show and stargaze event once per month. The exact Friday every month often depends on the phase of the Moon, the nearest night to the first quarter phase will usually be the AstroFriday night. The program schedule may change. Seating is limited.
Show times for May, June, and July AstroFridays are at 7:30 & 8:30 p.m., with a stargaze utilizing the college’s telescopes following at 9:30 p.m. All other AstroFridays, unless otherwise indicated, are at 6:30 & 7:30 p.m., and stargaze afterwards (weather permitting) is at 8:30 p.m.
August 9 - The Astronomy of Harry Potter
September 6 - Exoplanets (fulldome)
October 4 - The Aurora Explained
November 1 - Field Trip to the Moon
December 7 - Luminaria Stargaze
December 13 - The Star of Bethlehem
January 31 - Navajo Skies (fulldome)
February 28 - Back to the Moon for Good (fulldome)
March 27 - The Astronomy of Harry Potter
April 24 - Apollo 13: Houston We Have a Problem
May 29 - Sunstruck (fulldome)
The planetarium reserves the right to substitute shows. It is also possible (though not probable) for there to be a change in a show's date due to unforeseen circumstances.
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