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Astronomy Night

April 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Mother and daughter at a telescope

Rain Date: Saturday, April 21, 7:30 – 10:30pm

In partnership with the Franklin Institute, this stargazing event is a family-friendly chance to learn more about our night skies. While we explore the constellations and planets, we’ll also learn about how abolitionists and escaping slaves on the Underground Railroad relied on knowledge of the stars and constellations. Last year 100 people joined us for this event, so invite your friends!


Astronomer Denise and a visitor at a telescope
Visitors pointing at the sky
Jupiter and four of its moons
Children look through a telescope


April 20, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm


The Franklin Institute
Historic Fair Hill


Historic Fair Hill
2901 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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