Schedule a Private Program exclusive to your participants and share the wonders of the Universe at the MSAS Astronomy Village!

 

MSAS PRIVATE
Programs

Want a PRIVATE Program? A program for your organization or group exclusively?

Click HERE for program request form



PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program offers a group or organization of 50 (minimum required) to 85 participants a private and exclusive experience at the MSAS facility. No other individuals will be allowed to attend.

The group coordinator selects one of the PROGRAM TOPICS listed to the right. A unique and beautiful color slide show is presented on the selected topic at a level to suit the audience, followed by a question and answer session. Additionally, interesting astronomical items are shared with participants including space rated materials, rare meteorites and more.

The Observatory facility is included with this program, weather permitting. Daytime programs include safe solar viewing and a discussion of the mechanics of a functioning observatory. Evening programs include night sky viewing and a discussion of the mechanics of a functioning observatory.

Each program has a duration of about one and a half hours, followed by time for participants to shop at Star Gazer’s Gift Shop and peruse MSAS’s one of a kind space and science objects on displays.

Program Fees

Note: 50 person minimum is required:

Adults: $7.00 ea.
Children: $5.00 ea.
(under 16 years of age)


Call today to schedule a unique experience into our Universe at the MSAS Astronomy Village!

(909) 336-1699

Facility hours:

Gift Shop open 11 am- 2 pm every Friday.

Open for ticket sales:

11 am - 2 pm - Fri. & Sat.

on SKY QUEST Program weekend.

(weather permitting)

Office hours vary, please call for more information

(909) 336-1699

Click HERE for program request form



Program Topics

The following MSAS Astronomy Village educational program subjects consist of a lively lecture, dramatic slide show, unique demonstrations, and question/answer session:


BASIC ASTRONOMY

This program explores the ABC's of astronomy. We survey our solar system, learn simple navigation techniques, review telescope basics, and share the personal experience of astronomy.


METEORITES: Alien Rocks From Space.

Learn about meteorite impact craters that are found around the world. Is a shooting star really a meteor? Want to hold a real alien in your hand? How are comets related to meteors? Did an asteroid really cause the extinction of the Dinosaur? We will answer these questions and much more.


HOW TO USE A TELESCOPE

Are you interested in learning how to locate celestial objects with a telescope or binoculars? This comprehensive program includes practical hands-on experience and information about telescope function, cleaning, adjustments, accessories and navigation techniques.

CONSTELLATIONS: Star Patterns.

Learning to navigate the sky CAN be fun. Join this program and navigate the night sky with our tried and true methods. We point out star patterns in the night sky with the help of green laser technology.

EXPLORING THE KNOWN UNIVERSE

How big is the Universe? What is a blackhole? Where are stars born?
Envision your place in the Universe with our tour of the cosmos.

PREMIER TELESCOPES USED IN ASTRONOMY

What do the most powerful telescopes around the world look like? See images of the Keck I telescope of the Mauna Kea Observatories in Hawaii, the space-based Hubble Telescope, and "El Radar", Arecibo Observatory, a 1000' radio telescope constructed in a natural canyon in the rainforest of Puerto Rico.


SPECIAL PROGRAM (Discussion Based Format)


 

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