FREE FUN WITH KIDS!!
Sci-Tech will be part of the annual International Observe The Moon Night,which occurs this year on Saturday, September 26. International Observe the Moon Night is sponsored by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission and NASA's Solar System Exploration Division.
On Saturday, September 26, from 7:00pm to 8:30pm, the community is invited to join Sci-Tech in this mini-celebration of our moon.Telescopes will be set up outside of Sci-Tech in downtown Watertown for an up close view of the Moon, as well as planets Jupiter and Saturn. Sci-Tech staff will assist observers, and provide additional information about the Moon and visible planets.
Along with incredible views of our Moon, participants will also see some of the moons of Jupiter, as well as the rings of Saturn. The evening will end with a flyover of the International Space Station.
There is no charge to participate, however, COVID-19 safety protocols will be strictly enforced. Participants will need to wear face coverings and observe social distancing.
In the event of overcast skies, the observing session will be cancelled and a message to that effect placed on Sci-Tech's Astronomy Telephone Line at 315-788-2738.
During the event, Sci-Tech's Science Gift Shop will be open with 2 participatory exhibits for visitors to try at no charge. However, no restrooms nor other facilities will be available.