Free Telescopic Viewing of Saturn

Saturn
Courtesy of http://solarsystem.nasa.gov

The ringed planet Saturn will be at opposition on Sunday, April 28, and it will appear bigger and brighter than it has all year long.  In celebration of this event (weather permitting), Santa Fe College’s Kika Silva Pla Planetarium will have free telescopic viewing sessions of Saturn from 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27.

To learn more about what makes this viewing of Saturn so special, you can watch the following episode of Star Gazers at either of these locations:

“There’s Something Special About Saturn”

http://youtu.be/yNRfly30oU8 – YouTube

http://www.stargazersonline.org/episodes/1316.html – Star Gazers Online Website

For more information on learning about what’s up in the sky, be sure to visit our planetarium’s website.