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Astronomy Festival on the National Mall


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The largest astronomy event returns to the National Mall on June 23, 2018, for its ninth year running!

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From 6 to 11 pm, amateur and expert stargazers unite for a free guided tour of the night sky, thanks to Dr. Donald Lubowich, Coordinator of Astronomy Outreach at Hofstra University, and many other astronomical organizations.

More: 10+ Planetariums With Public Programs for Star-Gazing

This highly anticipated festival will feature hands-on activities, demonstrations, videos, and even a planetarium show! There will be opportunities to gaze through telescopes set up along the Mall, providing sights of sunspots as well as close-up views of the Moon, Saturn, Jupiter, double stars, and star clusters! Individuals can also speak with representatives from highly recognized science institutions and universities and learn more about astronomical discoveries and careers in science!

Because of inclement weather, the Astronomy Festival will be at The School Without Walls, 2130 G St. NW, Washington, DC (on the George Washington University campus).

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