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MCC Astronomy Night: Stars of the Pharoahs

Cheap date night, anyone?

This Friday, October 1st from 6pm to 10pm

Learn how the astronomy and religion of ancient Egypt were connected. The creation myth, the pharoah burial rites, and their connection with the sky are described. Stunning computer recreations of Egyptian temples and pyramids are portrayed and their art is explained as it relates to the night sky.

FREE show tickets are handed out at the event on a first-come, first-served basis. Wait times are usually no more than 30 minutes. If a staff member does not approach you about tickets during the event, please ask for them!

During Astronomy Nights, we also offer telescope viewing of the Moon, planets, and other celestial sights. Unlike the planetarium shows, telescope viewing will only occur if the skies are clear.

Astronomy Nights are held at the Physical Science Building (PS 15) just east of Dobson Road, two traffic lights south of Southern Avenue. Please see the map for our location on MCC's Southern & Dobson campus.

Free parking is available in the lots south of the Physical Science Building. Please avoid parking in the "Employee Lot".

The show for October 1 is "Stars of the Pharoahs".

Due to the length of this program, shows will repeat every 45 minutes:
6:00, 6:45, 7:30, 8:15, 9:00, and 9:45pm.

Stars of the Pharoahs
Run Length: 35 minutes
Appropriate Age: middle school and up

Information from here.

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