Catch the constellations at Yerkes Observatory
WILLIAMS BAY Yerkes Observatory is offering a Family Night program for students, with a parent, in grades four through eight. The program will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Feb 23, at the observatory, 373 W. Geneva St., Williams Bay.
--build telescopes and other instruments
--find constellations in the sky
--observe when the weather is nice
--learn how to use the I-CAN Constellation Cameras
--Skype other countries
--search for asteroids with the same name
If you came last year and assembled a telescope, please bring it to the first meeting.
Before you come to the first event, visit http://visual merriam-webster.com/ to learn more and play games about astronomy.
The suggested cost is $5 per student, but any amount is accepted. Contact Brittnay Struble by e-mail at email@example.com or by calling (262) 245-5555.
Please register at Yerkes Observatory’s website at http://astro.uchicago.edu/yerkes/outreach/activities/pd/fnp.html
Responding to the Facebook event does NOT register you for this program.