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Science at Sunset: Dark Skies, Dark Energy at Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium

July 29, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$15 – $20

This talk delves into the instrument known as DESI, or Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, which is installed on the Mayall Telescope installed on Kitt Peak located 55 miles west-southwest of Tucson. Comprised of 5000 robots, or "eyes," DESI is conducting sky surveys to look deep into the cosmos and discovery the mysterious physics of dark energy.

6:00 to 10:00PM - Admission to all Science Center Exhibits
6:30PM Planetarium Lecture by Stéphanie Juneau, NOIRLab Astronomer
8:00 to 10:00PM - Free telescope viewing outside Flandrau
8:30PM Planetarium Show - "5000 Eyes"
9:30PM Planetarium Live Star Talk - "Tucson Sky"


July 29, 2023
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$15 – $20


Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium
1601 E. University Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85721
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