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Planetarium Marathon next week at the Lafayette Science Museum

Posted at 1:04 PM, Jul 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-10 14:04:57-04

The Lafayette Science Museum will hold its 6th annual Planetarium Marathon from Tuesday, July 16 through Thursday, July 18.

During the three-day event, the planetarium will present 7 programs daily beginning at 9:30 a.m., repeating only its constellation program, “The Sky Tonight,” each day at 4:00 p.m.

In all, the Marathon will feature 19 different presentations (including 6 children’s programs) about astronomy and space flight. Planetarium programs are free with paid admission to the Museum.

This year’s Planetarium Marathon will be part of the Museum’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first piloted landing on the Moon.

The Lafayette Science Museum is located in downtown Lafayette at 433 Jefferson Street. Museum hours are Tuesday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sundays from 1 p.m. through 6 p.m.

For more information visit the LSM web site at www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org , or call LSM at 337-291-5544.