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Astronomy Night

Friday, December 15, 2023, 6 - 8 PM | Science Center, 25 East Drive, Amherst
Free & open to the public

What makes Amherst College students excited about astronomy? Find out at Astronomy Night!  Students, parents, teachers, families, and the Amherst community are invited to a free evening dedicated to discovering more about light, stars, and the universe.  

Explore the cosmos during this interactive evening at the state-of-the-art Science Center on the campus of Amherst College. Activities will be most suitable for youth ages 12 and older; however, younger children are welcome.

Students in ASTR-111 “Exploring the Cosmos" will lead visitors in a range of interactive activities suitable for a variety of ages on topics in light, stars, galaxies, and cosmology. These may include:

short talks,
art exhibitions,
and interactive games.

This event is supported by the Center for Community Engagement.

Need help navigating the amherst college campus?

Visit the College’s interactive campus map. Parking is available in the South Parking Lot.  Accessible parking is located along East Drive and Merrill Drive