Planetarium: "Downtown Milky Way" | Thu 11 Aug & 1 Sep PDF Print E-mail


Dalhousie University

Time:        Thursday, August 11th and September 1st

                each at 7:15 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.

Location:   Rm. 120, Dunn Bldg, 6310 Coburg Road

Presenter:  Patrick Kelly
Title:        "Downtown Milky Way"

Come and learn the basic constellations that can be seen at this time of year. You will also learn about the galaxy in which we live, the Milky Way. Our sun is just one of about 300 billion stars that compose the Milky Way. We are located out in the suburbs… if an alien asked you which way it was to downtown, could you direct them? You will after this show!

Admission:  $5 (at the door); reductions for families (minimum age 8 years)

Families with children are given preference for the 7:15 shows

Reservations are required. To reserve seats, e-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , stating show date and time, number of adults, and number of children (8–15). The show is about an hour long. Full details will be sent in advance.


Do not be late; no admission after the door closes.

Please note that shows are most suitable for ages 8 and up; for younger children, please ask the Discovery Centre about age-appropriate shows in their Digitarium.