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Previously Held August 9, 2019 - May 30, 2020

San Juan College Planetarium, Room 1723

This event has been canceled. Event will resume May 1,2020.

Event Information

San Juan College Planetarium, Room 1723
4601 College Boulevard Farmington, NM
San Juan College
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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. 

2019 / 2020 Schedule

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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