Astronomy: Voyage Through the Solar System2-day event: 1/10/2014 - 1/11/2014
Location: Lake Afton Observatory
Using the Observatory's big telescope, visitors can journey through our solar system to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Voyager spacecraft's fly-by of Jupiter. The first stop will be the Moon, then Jupiter and finally Uranus (until Feb. 15).
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 are admitted free. Special family rate is $15.00 for two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren.
Directions: The observatory is located approximately 20 miles southwest of downtown Wichita on MacArthur Road at 247th Street West in Lake Afton County Park. It is immediately north of the lake, just off MacArthur Road. Lake Afton can be reached by any of the following routes: west from Wichita on U.S. 54 to the Lake Afton sign at Viola Road three miles past Goddard, then three miles south and one mile east; or southwest on K-42, seven miles to Schulte and nine miles west on MacArthur.
For more information, call 316-978-3991 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Fairmount Center for Science & Mathematics Education