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Planetarium News

There will be a Public Star Party this Thursday September 29th from 8:30-10:00 pm at the JMU Star Park. We will be looking at super bright Jupiter, closer to Earth this week than it has been in 59 years. See Public Star Party link for more information

Science Sunday for Girls returns again this week on Sunday October 2nd from 2:00-3:30 pm! Science Sunday for Girls will be held at the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum on University Blvd if the weather is nice and the John C. Wells Planetarium if it is raining. All are welcome.

The John C. Wells Planetarium is once again open for free Saturday Shows! Everyone is invited and welcome to come see a movie and a star talk. We are also now taking reservations for school community groups on weekday mornings. Please use the reservation link to start setting up a trip to the Planetarium!

The John C. Wells Planetarium at James Madison University is a state-of-the-art hybrid facility which offers free Saturday public shows from late August through late June, and is also available for use during the week and evenings by school groups and community groups by reservation.


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