During Space Out! Astronomy Weekend at the Carnegie Science Center, the Buhl Planetarium takes center stage, offering the chance to travel through the universe and to see special presentations. Discover how to navigate the stars, learn about telescopes, explore space through hands-on activities, and get an up-close look at meteorites and Moon rocks.
The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh and Kiski Astronomers will be on-site to share their expertise. Make-and-take activities will offer a chance to make Mars soil, comets, sundials, and star clocks.
Speakers will discuss astronomy topics in the planetarium:
- Life in Our Solar System – Dr. Terry N. Trees
- Amazing Stats of the Universe – Eric Fischer
- Everything in the Universe is Terrible. Here’s Why That’s Awesome – Dr. Brendan Mullan
- The Missing 96% of the Universe? – Dr. Andrew Zentner
Space Out! Astronomy Weekend will be held at Carnegie Science Center on Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29. Activities run from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm and are included with the cost of general admission. Activities are weather permitting. For more details about the weekend schedule, visit the Space Out! Astronomy Weekend event page.