October 24, 2014 - 5:30pm-9:30pm
The first Star Party of the semester will be on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 5:30m to 9:30 at ACC's Round Rock campus. It is free and open to the public.
From 5:30 - 7:30 there will be hands-on science exhibits for the kids in the lobby of building 2000. Austin Planetarium will also be there providing planetarium shows in the Discovery Dome, the traveling planetarium.
At 7:00 in room 3339 in building 3000, Dr. Jim Heath of the ACC Physics, Astronomy, and Engineering Department will conduct a public talk, with a question and answer period at the end.
Weather permitting, the observation deck atop building 3000 will open at 8:00, and there will guided viewing of the night sky through the three ACC telescopes.
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Lobby of building 2000
ACCHaoS hands-on science exhibits for kids..
Planetarium shows in Austin Planetarium's Discovery Dome.
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Building 3000, room 3339 (3rd floor)
Public Talk with Dr. Jim Heath: "The Nature of Science: What It Can and Cannot Do"
Building 3000 - Obsevation deck
(meet at the 3rd floor elevators)
Night sky viewing from the observing deck's telescopes
All Star Parties are held at ACC's Round Rock Campus,
4400 College Park Dr in Round Rock (78665). map