Santa Monica Lookout
|Santa Monica College Planetarium to Explore Vast Universe||
When one lives in a city as breathtakingly beautiful and unique as Santa Monica, inevitably that city will be shared with visitors.
By Lookout Staff
On July 11 and 18, the Planetarium will feature “Summer Deep Sky Wonders,” which features images of the “wonders of the summer sky” showing the birth and death of stars, the raw material of planetary formation, and countless distant galaxies.
On July 25, the Planetarium will host the Mars Exploration Update, which will provide the latest news on the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity and other craft.
Guests will also can view images from Mars’ Gale crater, review early results from the unmanned exploration missions, discuss new missions planned and talk about the future of Mars exploration.
The feature shows, as well as the popular Night Sky Show, will be held on Friday evenings.
For the evening’s scheduled “double bill,” tickets are available at the door and cost $11 for general admission, $9 for seniors 60 and older and children 12 and under.
Single shows are $6 for general admission, $5 seniors and children, for a single show or telescope-viewing session.
All shows subject to change or cancellation without notice.
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