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Deep-Sky Expedition

Friday, March 31, 2017 - Sunday, April 2, 2017
Co-Ed
Kopernik Observatory & Science Center 698 Underwood Rd VestalNY  13850
Friday, March 31, 2017 - Sunday, April 2, 2017
Co-Ed
Kopernik Observatory & Science Center 698 Underwood Rd VestalNY  13850

Deep-Sky Expedition

Mar 31 - Apr 02 (Sunday, Friday, Saturday)

Kopernik Observatory & Science Center

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$125.00

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About This Activity

Overnight with Rocket Symposium. It's a 2-night overnight stay. Begins Friday, March 31 at 7 PM; Students will depart Sunday, April 2 by 9 AM. Students will enjoy a stellar weekend at the Kopernik Observatory as they hunt down a multitude of galaxies and deep-sky objects. They will learn about a variety of celestial objects and how to observe them. They will discuss how galaxies, star clusters, and nebulas form and will build a detailed map of the Milky Way galaxy. On Saturday morning, students will participate in a Rocket Symposium where they will build their own model rocket and then launch it later in the afternoon. Rocket launching and telescope observing activities will vary, depending on weather and sky conditions. Saturday and Sunday meals will be provided.

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  • Kopernik Observatory and Science Center

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