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International Observe the Moon Night


It’s a Moon fest! September 22nd is International Observe the Moon Night and CAAS, UALR Physics and Astronomy Dept., Museum of Discovery, Central Arkansas Library System Main Branch and Arkansas Studies Institute will have a day and night of lunar themed activities going on. Mr. Steve Arnold of the Science Channel’s TV show “Meteorite Men” has indeed confirmed to be our guest of honor (courtesy of UALR) that day and will be appearing at MOD around 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, he will also be joining us on the observing field that evening for telescope views of the Moon. Stay tuned, you will be hearing more very soon!

Itenerary

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Museum of Discovery) Construct a Lunar Base Activity for kids, Tinker Shop, Museum of Discovery

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM “Meteorite Man” Steve Arnold lecture in the Museum of Discovery Great Hall (Sponsored by the UALR Physics and Astronomy Department)

2:30 PM to 5:00 PM Meteorite Sales with Steve Arnold in the Museum of Discovery Great Hall

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM “For All Mankind” a documentary film of the Apollo Moon Missions at Arkansas Studies Institute Room 124

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Making Moon Craters with Dr. Tony Hall at the CALS Main Library Branch Children’s Room

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM Walking the Solar System. Starts outside the front of the Museum of Discovery

7:00 PM to 10:30 PM Lunar Telescope Viewings with members of the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society and the UALR Physics and Astronomy Department. Guest appearance by Mr. Steve Arnold

Museum of Discovery
500 President Clinton Ave
Suite 150 Little Rock, AR 72201

Central Arkansas Library System
Main Library
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

Arkansas Studies Institute
401 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

Telescopes will be set up at the location below in the evening for viewing. Parking will be available in the Clinton Library parking lot after 6 PM.