August 2011

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011

Mt. SAC Randall Planetarium to Offer Friday & Saturday Shows

WALNUT, Calif.––– The Mt. San Antonio College Randall Planetarium will present programs on the stars and planets every Friday and Saturday during September at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Star Tales, a show on the stars, constellations, and planets, will run Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2-3. Learn the stories behind the heavenly bodies and find out how to view them from your own backyard.

Stars of The Pharaohs, a program on the stars and astronomy of ancient Egypt, will be shown Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10. Travel to ancient Egypt and explore the stars and various astronomical phenomena during the time of the pharaohs. This program looks at how the ancient Egyptians used science to tell time, to formulate a workable calendar, and to align huge buildings.

The Magic of Astronomy, a stellar wizard adventure inspired by author J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, will be presented on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16-17.

Wonders of the Universe, a program on the formation of the stars and galaxies, will run on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24. Take a journey back in time to witness the Big Bang and travel to the Milky Way to view our solar system as it has never been seen before.

Tickets are $6 for general admission, and $4 for students and children.

For tickets, call the Mt. SAC Performing Arts Box Office at (909) 468-4050. Tickets are also available online at https://tickets.mtsac.edu and at the door before each program.

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