Enjoy an evening of ‘astronomy activities hosted by the museum’s chief astronomer Derrick Pitts. This is a monthly stargazing event connecting visitors to celestial objects in the night sky including stars, planets and nebulae using telescopes in Bloom Observatory and at ‘Ben’s Starlight Lounge’ on the 5th-floor rooftop observation deck, featuring a cash bar
Build your own experience from any combination of planetarium shows, a live science talk on astronomy or space science, hands-on astronomy activities and continuous telescopic observing all evening (weather permitting). The program is staffed with knowledgeable observers and free star maps are provided.
• Observatory and telescope viewing are weather permitting.
• Planetarium shows and talks have limited seating and are on a first-come, first-served basis. The Planetarium and Theater will open 15 minutes before show times.
FOOD & DRINK
• There is a fifth-floor bar in the lounge; cash and credits cards are accepted.
• The bar does not sell food but there are vending machines located on the first floor.
The Franklin Institute
PA - Philadelphia
$6-$10 per person
No registration needed
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