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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University

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84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
330-941-1370 http://www.wbplanetarium.org/

Friday, September 2021

Mayan Archeoastronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, September 24 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents Mayan Archeoastronomy, a unique planetarium show intertwining science and mythology, transporting the viewer on a poetic journey describing the way Mayans viewed and understood the Universe. The show includes a tour of six Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzná, Palenque and Bonampak. The importance of the orientation of the temples in relation to the movements of the Sun, Moon and Venus is vividly depicted. Shows are Friday, September 17 & 24 at 8:00pm;…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, September 25 2021 @ 1:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, September 25 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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Mayan Archeoastronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, September 25 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, September 25, 2021

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents Mayan Archeoastronomy, a unique planetarium show intertwining science and mythology, transporting the viewer on a poetic journey describing the way Mayans viewed and understood the Universe. The show includes a tour of six Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzná, Palenque and Bonampak. The importance of the orientation of the temples in relation to the movements of the Sun, Moon and Venus is vividly depicted. Shows are Friday, September 17 & 24 at 8:00pm;…

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Friday, October 2021

Fall Skywatch – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, October 1 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Fall Skywatch

The night sky changes with the seasons and so does the Ward Beecher Planetarium's Skywatch program. This LIVE traditional star talk covers the current night sky, constellation lore, and current astronomical events. Shows are Friday, October 1 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, October 2 at 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps,…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 2 2021 @ 1:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 2 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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Fall Skywatch – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 2 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Fall Skywatch

The night sky changes with the seasons and so does the Ward Beecher Planetarium's Skywatch program. This LIVE traditional star talk covers the current night sky, constellation lore, and current astronomical events. Shows are Friday, October 1 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, October 2 at 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps,…

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Wizarding Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, October 8 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 2:30pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 8:30pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Wizarding Weekend

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium for a magical weekend as they celebrate Harry Potter and the J.K. Rowling universe! Learn about the night sky and how it relates to the wizarding world. Test your knowledge for a chance to earn house points. Who will win this year’s house cup? Shows are Friday, October 8 at 7:00pm & 8:30pm; and Saturday, October 9 at 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 7:00pm and 8:30pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always…

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Wizarding Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, October 8 2021 @ 8:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 2:30pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 8:30pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Wizarding Weekend

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium for a magical weekend as they celebrate Harry Potter and the J.K. Rowling universe! Learn about the night sky and how it relates to the wizarding world. Test your knowledge for a chance to earn house points. Who will win this year’s house cup? Shows are Friday, October 8 at 7:00pm & 8:30pm; and Saturday, October 9 at 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 7:00pm and 8:30pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always…

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Wizarding Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 9 2021 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 2:30pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 8:30pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Wizarding Weekend

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium for a magical weekend as they celebrate Harry Potter and the J.K. Rowling universe! Learn about the night sky and how it relates to the wizarding world. Test your knowledge for a chance to earn house points. Who will win this year’s house cup? Shows are Friday, October 8 at 7:00pm & 8:30pm; and Saturday, October 9 at 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 7:00pm and 8:30pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always…

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Wizarding Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 9 2021 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 2:30pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 8:30pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Wizarding Weekend

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium for a magical weekend as they celebrate Harry Potter and the J.K. Rowling universe! Learn about the night sky and how it relates to the wizarding world. Test your knowledge for a chance to earn house points. Who will win this year’s house cup? Shows are Friday, October 8 at 7:00pm & 8:30pm; and Saturday, October 9 at 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 7:00pm and 8:30pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always…

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Wizarding Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 9 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 2:30pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 8:30pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Wizarding Weekend

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium for a magical weekend as they celebrate Harry Potter and the J.K. Rowling universe! Learn about the night sky and how it relates to the wizarding world. Test your knowledge for a chance to earn house points. Who will win this year’s house cup? Shows are Friday, October 8 at 7:00pm & 8:30pm; and Saturday, October 9 at 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 7:00pm and 8:30pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always…

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Wizarding Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 9 2021 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30pm, repeating until Saturday, October 9, 2021

One event on Friday, October 8, 2021 at 8:30pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 1:00pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 2:30pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 8:30pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Wizarding Weekend

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium for a magical weekend as they celebrate Harry Potter and the J.K. Rowling universe! Learn about the night sky and how it relates to the wizarding world. Test your knowledge for a chance to earn house points. Who will win this year’s house cup? Shows are Friday, October 8 at 7:00pm & 8:30pm; and Saturday, October 9 at 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 7:00pm and 8:30pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always…

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Nightlights – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, October 15 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Nightlights

The Ward Beecher Planetarium’s spooky and spectacular annual Halloween spectacular has been going strong since 1974! COME IN COSTUME!  The pandemic gave us a chance to make it BIGGER and BETTER than ever! Great for all ages, although younger visitors might be scared of the loud music and dark. Shows are Friday, October 15, 22 & 29 at 8:00pm; Saturday, October 16 & 23 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, October 30 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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Night-LITE – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 16 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 1:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Night - LITE

The Ward Beecher Planetarium's popular light and music extravaganza, presented in a fun, non-scary style, making this show ideal for all ages. COME IN COSTUME! Shows are Saturday, October 16 & 23 at 2:00pm; and Saturday, October 30 at 1:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps, Hazel, and Wood Streets. Parking…

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Nightlights – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 16 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, October 30, 2021

One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Nightlights

The Ward Beecher Planetarium’s spooky and spectacular annual Halloween spectacular has been going strong since 1974! COME IN COSTUME!  The pandemic gave us a chance to make it BIGGER and BETTER than ever! Great for all ages, although younger visitors might be scared of the loud music and dark. Shows are Friday, October 15, 22 & 29 at 8:00pm; Saturday, October 16 & 23 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, October 30 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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Nightlights – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, October 22 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, October 30, 2021

One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Nightlights

The Ward Beecher Planetarium’s spooky and spectacular annual Halloween spectacular has been going strong since 1974! COME IN COSTUME!  The pandemic gave us a chance to make it BIGGER and BETTER than ever! Great for all ages, although younger visitors might be scared of the loud music and dark. Shows are Friday, October 15, 22 & 29 at 8:00pm; Saturday, October 16 & 23 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, October 30 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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Night-LITE – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 23 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 1:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Night - LITE

The Ward Beecher Planetarium's popular light and music extravaganza, presented in a fun, non-scary style, making this show ideal for all ages. COME IN COSTUME! Shows are Saturday, October 16 & 23 at 2:00pm; and Saturday, October 30 at 1:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps, Hazel, and Wood Streets. Parking…

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Nightlights – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 23 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, October 30, 2021

One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Nightlights

The Ward Beecher Planetarium’s spooky and spectacular annual Halloween spectacular has been going strong since 1974! COME IN COSTUME!  The pandemic gave us a chance to make it BIGGER and BETTER than ever! Great for all ages, although younger visitors might be scared of the loud music and dark. Shows are Friday, October 15, 22 & 29 at 8:00pm; Saturday, October 16 & 23 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, October 30 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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Nightlights – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, October 29 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, October 30, 2021

One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Nightlights

The Ward Beecher Planetarium’s spooky and spectacular annual Halloween spectacular has been going strong since 1974! COME IN COSTUME!  The pandemic gave us a chance to make it BIGGER and BETTER than ever! Great for all ages, although younger visitors might be scared of the loud music and dark. Shows are Friday, October 15, 22 & 29 at 8:00pm; Saturday, October 16 & 23 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, October 30 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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Night-LITE – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 30 2021 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, October 23, 2021

One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 1:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Night - LITE

The Ward Beecher Planetarium's popular light and music extravaganza, presented in a fun, non-scary style, making this show ideal for all ages. COME IN COSTUME! Shows are Saturday, October 16 & 23 at 2:00pm; and Saturday, October 30 at 1:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps, Hazel, and Wood Streets. Parking…

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Nightlights – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 30 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, October 30, 2021

One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Nightlights

The Ward Beecher Planetarium’s spooky and spectacular annual Halloween spectacular has been going strong since 1974! COME IN COSTUME!  The pandemic gave us a chance to make it BIGGER and BETTER than ever! Great for all ages, although younger visitors might be scared of the loud music and dark. Shows are Friday, October 15, 22 & 29 at 8:00pm; Saturday, October 16 & 23 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, October 30 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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Nightlights – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, October 30 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, October 30, 2021

One event on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Nightlights

The Ward Beecher Planetarium’s spooky and spectacular annual Halloween spectacular has been going strong since 1974! COME IN COSTUME!  The pandemic gave us a chance to make it BIGGER and BETTER than ever! Great for all ages, although younger visitors might be scared of the loud music and dark. Shows are Friday, October 15, 22 & 29 at 8:00pm; Saturday, October 16 & 23 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, October 30 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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Friday, November 2021

Lecture: New Discoveries from the HETDEX Project

Friday, November 5 2021 @ 8:00 pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

One of the biggest mysteries of astronomy in the 21st century is Dark Energy, a mysterious force that causes galaxies to speed away from each other. There are many exciting astronomy projects that are currently trying to understand the true nature of this mysterious force. Dr. John Feldmeier will discuss the most recent discoveries from the HETDEX project, which is an international Dark Energy astronomical survey, and highlight some work done by YSU undergraduate students on the project. Lecture is…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, November 6 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Children and adults will enjoy this animated show where Aesop the owl leads you on a light-hearted journey as you look at the Greek mythology associated with some of our constellations. This includes stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus, beautiful princess Andromeda, and Cetus the terrible sea monster. Shows are Saturday, November 6, 13, and 20 at 2:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website…

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One Day on Mars – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, November 6 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium's expedition to Mars and enjoy a thrilling immersive experience. You’ll dive into the depths of seemingly bottomless canyons and brave the violent winds that sweep across the Red Planet’s icy dunes. “One Day … on Mars” will take you to a world that mankind could well visit in just a few decades in our ongoing search for life. Shows are Saturday, November 6, 13, and 20 at 8:00pm; and Friday, November 12 and 19 at…

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One Day on Mars – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, November 12 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium's expedition to Mars and enjoy a thrilling immersive experience. You’ll dive into the depths of seemingly bottomless canyons and brave the violent winds that sweep across the Red Planet’s icy dunes. “One Day … on Mars” will take you to a world that mankind could well visit in just a few decades in our ongoing search for life. Shows are Saturday, November 6, 13, and 20 at 8:00pm; and Friday, November 12 and 19 at…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, November 13 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Children and adults will enjoy this animated show where Aesop the owl leads you on a light-hearted journey as you look at the Greek mythology associated with some of our constellations. This includes stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus, beautiful princess Andromeda, and Cetus the terrible sea monster. Shows are Saturday, November 6, 13, and 20 at 2:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website…

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One Day on Mars – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, November 13 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, November 20, 2021

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium's expedition to Mars and enjoy a thrilling immersive experience. You’ll dive into the depths of seemingly bottomless canyons and brave the violent winds that sweep across the Red Planet’s icy dunes. “One Day … on Mars” will take you to a world that mankind could well visit in just a few decades in our ongoing search for life. Shows are Saturday, November 6, 13, and 20 at 8:00pm; and Friday, November 12 and 19 at…

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One Day on Mars – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, November 19 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, November 20, 2021

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium's expedition to Mars and enjoy a thrilling immersive experience. You’ll dive into the depths of seemingly bottomless canyons and brave the violent winds that sweep across the Red Planet’s icy dunes. “One Day … on Mars” will take you to a world that mankind could well visit in just a few decades in our ongoing search for life. Shows are Saturday, November 6, 13, and 20 at 8:00pm; and Friday, November 12 and 19 at…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, November 20 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, November 20, 2021

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Children and adults will enjoy this animated show where Aesop the owl leads you on a light-hearted journey as you look at the Greek mythology associated with some of our constellations. This includes stories behind the mighty warrior Perseus, beautiful princess Andromeda, and Cetus the terrible sea monster. Shows are Saturday, November 6, 13, and 20 at 2:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website…

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So You Want To Buy A Telescope

Saturday, November 20 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward-Beecher-Planetarium

Experts from the Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society (MVAS) will join the Ward Beecher Planetarium to help you make wise choices when it comes to the purchase of your own telescope. Program held on Saturday, November 20 from 3-5pm.  Drop in anytime during the two hours.

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One Day on Mars – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, November 20 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Join the Ward Beecher Planetarium's expedition to Mars and enjoy a thrilling immersive experience. You’ll dive into the depths of seemingly bottomless canyons and brave the violent winds that sweep across the Red Planet’s icy dunes. “One Day … on Mars” will take you to a world that mankind could well visit in just a few decades in our ongoing search for life. Shows are Saturday, November 6, 13, and 20 at 8:00pm; and Friday, November 12 and 19 at…

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Friday, December 2021

Let It Snow – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, December 3 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Let It Snow

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents this holiday music show celebrating the winter season. Artistic impressions of popular winter holiday music come to life on the dome transporting the entire family to a magical wonderland of music and light. Experience bells and reindeer, presents and cookies, snow and nutcrackers in colorful spectacles of fun! Shows are Friday, December 3, 10 & 17 at 8:00pm; Saturday, December 4 & 11 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, December 18 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows…

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The Alien Who Stole Christmas – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, December 4 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
The Alien Who Stole Christmas

Enjoy a tour of winter’s evening sky then join jolly-old Saint Nick and Mr. Freep as they explore the solar system’s planets and meet the Christmas Eve needs of their fictitious inhabitants. Shows are Saturday, December 4 & 11 at 2:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps, Hazel, and Wood Streets.…

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Let It Snow – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, December 4 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Let It Snow

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents this holiday music show celebrating the winter season. Artistic impressions of popular winter holiday music come to life on the dome transporting the entire family to a magical wonderland of music and light. Experience bells and reindeer, presents and cookies, snow and nutcrackers in colorful spectacles of fun! Shows are Friday, December 3, 10 & 17 at 8:00pm; Saturday, December 4 & 11 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, December 18 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows…

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Let It Snow – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, December 10 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Let It Snow

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents this holiday music show celebrating the winter season. Artistic impressions of popular winter holiday music come to life on the dome transporting the entire family to a magical wonderland of music and light. Experience bells and reindeer, presents and cookies, snow and nutcrackers in colorful spectacles of fun! Shows are Friday, December 3, 10 & 17 at 8:00pm; Saturday, December 4 & 11 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, December 18 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows…

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The Alien Who Stole Christmas – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, December 11 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
The Alien Who Stole Christmas

Enjoy a tour of winter’s evening sky then join jolly-old Saint Nick and Mr. Freep as they explore the solar system’s planets and meet the Christmas Eve needs of their fictitious inhabitants. Shows are Saturday, December 4 & 11 at 2:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps, Hazel, and Wood Streets.…

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Let It Snow – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, December 11 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 18, 2021

One event on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Let It Snow

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents this holiday music show celebrating the winter season. Artistic impressions of popular winter holiday music come to life on the dome transporting the entire family to a magical wonderland of music and light. Experience bells and reindeer, presents and cookies, snow and nutcrackers in colorful spectacles of fun! Shows are Friday, December 3, 10 & 17 at 8:00pm; Saturday, December 4 & 11 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, December 18 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows…

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Let It Snow – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, December 17 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 18, 2021

One event on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Let It Snow

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents this holiday music show celebrating the winter season. Artistic impressions of popular winter holiday music come to life on the dome transporting the entire family to a magical wonderland of music and light. Experience bells and reindeer, presents and cookies, snow and nutcrackers in colorful spectacles of fun! Shows are Friday, December 3, 10 & 17 at 8:00pm; Saturday, December 4 & 11 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, December 18 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows…

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Let It Snow – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, December 18 2021 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Let It Snow

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents this holiday music show celebrating the winter season. Artistic impressions of popular winter holiday music come to life on the dome transporting the entire family to a magical wonderland of music and light. Experience bells and reindeer, presents and cookies, snow and nutcrackers in colorful spectacles of fun! Shows are Friday, December 3, 10 & 17 at 8:00pm; Saturday, December 4 & 11 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, December 18 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows…

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Let It Snow – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, December 18 2021 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Let It Snow

The Ward Beecher Planetarium presents this holiday music show celebrating the winter season. Artistic impressions of popular winter holiday music come to life on the dome transporting the entire family to a magical wonderland of music and light. Experience bells and reindeer, presents and cookies, snow and nutcrackers in colorful spectacles of fun! Shows are Friday, December 3, 10 & 17 at 8:00pm; Saturday, December 4 & 11 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, December 18 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows…

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Friday, January 2022

Rock the Dome Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, January 21, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Rock the Dome Weekend

The Ward Beecher Planetarium's popular music shows return using the Definiti Theater System to rock out! Some favorites return, plus BRAND NEW shows as well! Friday, January 21, 2022: 5:00pm - For Those About to Rock 6:00pm - Led Zeppelin 7:00pm - The Beatles 8:00pm - The Eagles 9:00pm - Queen 10:00pm - Pink Floyd Saturday, January 22, 2022: 2:00pm - For Those About to Rock 3:00pm - The Beatles 4:00pm - The Eagles 5:00pm - For Those About to…

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Rock the Dome Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, January 22, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Rock the Dome Weekend

The Ward Beecher Planetarium's popular music shows return using the Definiti Theater System to rock out! Some favorites return, plus BRAND NEW shows as well! Friday, January 21, 2022: 5:00pm - For Those About to Rock 6:00pm - Led Zeppelin 7:00pm - The Beatles 8:00pm - The Eagles 9:00pm - Queen 10:00pm - Pink Floyd Saturday, January 22, 2022: 2:00pm - For Those About to Rock 3:00pm - The Beatles 4:00pm - The Eagles 5:00pm - For Those About to…

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Winter Skywatch – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, January 28, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday, January 29, 2022

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Winter Skywatch

The night sky changes with the seasons and so does the Ward Beecher Planetarium's Skywatch program. This LIVE traditional star talk covers the current night sky, constellation lore, and current astronomical events. Shows are Friday, January 28 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, January 29 at 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps,…

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Beyond the Sun – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, January 29, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

While Celeste is fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they will enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like Earth. Many adventures are yet to come. But first, she needs some rest. Celeste drops…

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So You Got a Telescope

Saturday, January 29, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward-Beecher-Planetarium

Experts from the Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society (MVAS) will join The Ward Beecher Planetarium to offer help and advice to telescope owners on Saturday, January 29 from 3-5pm. People are invited to bring their new scopes (and ones that have been gathering dust) and have one-on-one time with the MVAS experts. Drop in anytime during the two hours.

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Winter Skywatch – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, January 29, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Winter Skywatch

The night sky changes with the seasons and so does the Ward Beecher Planetarium's Skywatch program. This LIVE traditional star talk covers the current night sky, constellation lore, and current astronomical events. Shows are Friday, January 28 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, January 29 at 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps,…

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Friday, February 2022

BIG Astronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, February 4, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 26, 2022

One event on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Discover the impressive observatories in Chile, the people who run them and the exciting discoveries uncovered from these world-class telescopes. This program will include a presentation of the night sky as seen from the Southern Hemisphere. Shows are Friday, February 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 5, 12, and 19, at 8:00pm; and Saturday, February 26 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and…

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Beyond the Sun – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, February 5, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 19, 2022

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

While Celeste is fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they will enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like Earth. Many adventures are yet to come. But first, she needs some rest. Celeste drops…

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BIG Astronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, February 5, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 26, 2022

One event on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Discover the impressive observatories in Chile, the people who run them and the exciting discoveries uncovered from these world-class telescopes. This program will include a presentation of the night sky as seen from the Southern Hemisphere. Shows are Friday, February 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 5, 12, and 19, at 8:00pm; and Saturday, February 26 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and…

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BIG Astronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, February 11, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 26, 2022

One event on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Discover the impressive observatories in Chile, the people who run them and the exciting discoveries uncovered from these world-class telescopes. This program will include a presentation of the night sky as seen from the Southern Hemisphere. Shows are Friday, February 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 5, 12, and 19, at 8:00pm; and Saturday, February 26 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and…

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Beyond the Sun – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, February 12, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 19, 2022

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

While Celeste is fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they will enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like Earth. Many adventures are yet to come. But first, she needs some rest. Celeste drops…

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BIG Astronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, February 12, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 26, 2022

One event on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Discover the impressive observatories in Chile, the people who run them and the exciting discoveries uncovered from these world-class telescopes. This program will include a presentation of the night sky as seen from the Southern Hemisphere. Shows are Friday, February 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 5, 12, and 19, at 8:00pm; and Saturday, February 26 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and…

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BIG Astronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, February 18, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 26, 2022

One event on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Discover the impressive observatories in Chile, the people who run them and the exciting discoveries uncovered from these world-class telescopes. This program will include a presentation of the night sky as seen from the Southern Hemisphere. Shows are Friday, February 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 5, 12, and 19, at 8:00pm; and Saturday, February 26 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and…

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Beyond the Sun – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, February 19, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 19, 2022

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

While Celeste is fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they will enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like Earth. Many adventures are yet to come. But first, she needs some rest. Celeste drops…

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BIG Astronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, February 19, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 26, 2022

One event on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Discover the impressive observatories in Chile, the people who run them and the exciting discoveries uncovered from these world-class telescopes. This program will include a presentation of the night sky as seen from the Southern Hemisphere. Shows are Friday, February 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 5, 12, and 19, at 8:00pm; and Saturday, February 26 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and…

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BIG Astronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, February 25, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 26, 2022

One event on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Discover the impressive observatories in Chile, the people who run them and the exciting discoveries uncovered from these world-class telescopes. This program will include a presentation of the night sky as seen from the Southern Hemisphere. Shows are Friday, February 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 5, 12, and 19, at 8:00pm; and Saturday, February 26 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and…

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BIG Astronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, February 26, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 26, 2022

One event on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Discover the impressive observatories in Chile, the people who run them and the exciting discoveries uncovered from these world-class telescopes. This program will include a presentation of the night sky as seen from the Southern Hemisphere. Shows are Friday, February 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 5, 12, and 19, at 8:00pm; and Saturday, February 26 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and…

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BIG Astronomy – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, February 26, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 26, 2022

One event on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Discover the impressive observatories in Chile, the people who run them and the exciting discoveries uncovered from these world-class telescopes. This program will include a presentation of the night sky as seen from the Southern Hemisphere. Shows are Friday, February 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 5, 12, and 19, at 8:00pm; and Saturday, February 26 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and…

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Friday, March 2022

Explore Our Universe – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, March 4, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday, March 5, 2022

One event on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Explore Our Universe

Join The Ward Beecher Planetarium on the Starship Ward Beecher as they embark on a grand tour of our universe real time, with opportunities to influence where we travel and what we discover. Shows are Friday, March 4 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, March 5 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available…

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Explore Our Universe – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, March 5, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Explore Our Universe

Join The Ward Beecher Planetarium on the Starship Ward Beecher as they embark on a grand tour of our universe real time, with opportunities to influence where we travel and what we discover. Shows are Friday, March 4 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, March 5 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available…

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Explore Our Universe – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, March 5, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday, March 5, 2022

One event on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Explore Our Universe

Join The Ward Beecher Planetarium on the Starship Ward Beecher as they embark on a grand tour of our universe real time, with opportunities to influence where we travel and what we discover. Shows are Friday, March 4 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, March 5 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available…

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Moons: Worlds of Mystery – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, March 11, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, March 19, 2022

One event on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 8:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

When you consider the solar system, you often think of the Sun and its planets. But what about moons? What role do they play? Delve into what they look like and how they contribute to our knowledge of the solar system in Moons: Worlds of Mystery! It explores hundreds of these known satellites throughout the solar system, orbiting five other planets and even some asteroids and Kuiper Belt objects. Shows are Friday, March 11 & 18 at 8:00pm; and Saturday,…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Orion – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, March 12, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Aesop the owl continues his journey in a light-hearted adventure as you look at the Greek mythology associated with some of our constellations. This includes stories behind Orion the hunter, and Scorpio the scorpion! Shows are Saturday, March 12, 19 & 26 at 2:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps, Hazel,…

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Moons: Worlds of Mystery – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, March 12, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, March 19, 2022

One event on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 8:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

When you consider the solar system, you often think of the Sun and its planets. But what about moons? What role do they play? Delve into what they look like and how they contribute to our knowledge of the solar system in Moons: Worlds of Mystery! It explores hundreds of these known satellites throughout the solar system, orbiting five other planets and even some asteroids and Kuiper Belt objects. Shows are Friday, March 11 & 18 at 8:00pm; and Saturday,…

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Moons: Worlds of Mystery – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, March 18, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, March 19, 2022

One event on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 8:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

When you consider the solar system, you often think of the Sun and its planets. But what about moons? What role do they play? Delve into what they look like and how they contribute to our knowledge of the solar system in Moons: Worlds of Mystery! It explores hundreds of these known satellites throughout the solar system, orbiting five other planets and even some asteroids and Kuiper Belt objects. Shows are Friday, March 11 & 18 at 8:00pm; and Saturday,…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Orion – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, March 19, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Aesop the owl continues his journey in a light-hearted adventure as you look at the Greek mythology associated with some of our constellations. This includes stories behind Orion the hunter, and Scorpio the scorpion! Shows are Saturday, March 12, 19 & 26 at 2:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps, Hazel,…

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Moons: Worlds of Mystery – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, March 19, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

When you consider the solar system, you often think of the Sun and its planets. But what about moons? What role do they play? Delve into what they look like and how they contribute to our knowledge of the solar system in Moons: Worlds of Mystery! It explores hundreds of these known satellites throughout the solar system, orbiting five other planets and even some asteroids and Kuiper Belt objects. Shows are Friday, March 11 & 18 at 8:00pm; and Saturday,…

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Lecture: A Trip to the City – A Visit to the Virgo Galaxy Cluster

Friday, March 25, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The Virgo Cluster is the nearest galaxy cluster to us, making it one of the most useful laboratories we have in understanding how galaxies form and evolve. Within such dense (city-like) galactic environments, galaxies interact frequently, and the debris from these events allows us to trace the history of galaxy clusters. Dr. Patrick Durrell will give a brief tour of the Virgo cluster, which will include results from a new and ongoing deep, wide-field imaging study (the Next Generation Virgo…

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Legends of the Night Sky: Orion – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, March 26, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

Aesop the owl continues his journey in a light-hearted adventure as you look at the Greek mythology associated with some of our constellations. This includes stories behind Orion the hunter, and Scorpio the scorpion! Shows are Saturday, March 12, 19 & 26 at 2:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps, Hazel,…

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Moons: Worlds of Mystery – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, March 26, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

When you consider the solar system, you often think of the Sun and its planets. But what about moons? What role do they play? Delve into what they look like and how they contribute to our knowledge of the solar system in Moons: Worlds of Mystery! It explores hundreds of these known satellites throughout the solar system, orbiting five other planets and even some asteroids and Kuiper Belt objects. Shows are Friday, March 11 & 18 at 8:00pm; and Saturday,…

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Friday, April 2022

Spring Skywatch – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, April 1, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The night sky changes with the seasons and so does the Ward Beecher Planetarium's Skywatch program. This LIVE traditional star talk covers the current night sky, constellation lore, and current astronomical events. Shows are Friday, April 1 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, April 2 at 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps,…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 2, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 2, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, April 23, 2022

One event on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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Spring Skywatch – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 2, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday, April 2, 2022

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The night sky changes with the seasons and so does the Ward Beecher Planetarium's Skywatch program. This LIVE traditional star talk covers the current night sky, constellation lore, and current astronomical events. Shows are Friday, April 1 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, April 2 at 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available on Lincoln, Phelps,…

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The Sun Our Living Star – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, April 8, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in this visually striking planetarium show about the most important star in our lives. Shows are Friday, April 8, 15 and 22 at 8:00pm;…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 9, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 9, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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The Sun Our Living Star – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 9, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in this visually striking planetarium show about the most important star in our lives. Shows are Friday, April 8, 15 and 22 at 8:00pm;…

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The Sun Our Living Star – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, April 15, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in this visually striking planetarium show about the most important star in our lives. Shows are Friday, April 8, 15 and 22 at 8:00pm;…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 16, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 16, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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The Sun Our Living Star – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 16, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in this visually striking planetarium show about the most important star in our lives. Shows are Friday, April 8, 15 and 22 at 8:00pm;…

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The Sun Our Living Star – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, April 22, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in this visually striking planetarium show about the most important star in our lives. Shows are Friday, April 8, 15 and 22 at 8:00pm;…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 23, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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One World, One Sky – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 23, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
One World One Sky

Big Bird’s Adventure begins on Sesame Street when Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars. They learn about the Big Dipper and the North Star and take an imaginary trip to the Moon.  Celebrate with Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu the idea that even though we live in different countries, we still share the same sky. Please note, no star…

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The Sun Our Living Star – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 23, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, April 23, 2022

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun’s violent surface in this visually striking planetarium show about the most important star in our lives. Shows are Friday, April 8, 15 and 22 at 8:00pm;…

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Explore Our Universe – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, April 29, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday, April 30, 2022

One event on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Explore Our Universe

Join The Ward Beecher Planetarium on the Starship Ward Beecher as they embark on a grand tour of our universe real time, with opportunities to influence where we travel and what we discover. Shows are Friday, April 29 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, April 30 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available…

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Explore Our Universe – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 30, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Explore Our Universe

Join The Ward Beecher Planetarium on the Starship Ward Beecher as they embark on a grand tour of our universe real time, with opportunities to influence where we travel and what we discover. Shows are Friday, April 29 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, April 30 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available…

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Explore Our Universe – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, April 30, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Explore Our Universe

Join The Ward Beecher Planetarium on the Starship Ward Beecher as they embark on a grand tour of our universe real time, with opportunities to influence where we travel and what we discover. Shows are Friday, April 29 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, April 30 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is available…

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Friday, May 2022

STARS – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, May 6, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

STARS focuses on the lives of the stars, how they are born, how they die, and how human understanding of the stars has changed over time. From Native Americans to Newton, from the electromagnetic spectrum to Einstein, audiences will explore nebulae, star clusters, pulsars, black holes, and more. The program features the voice talent of Mark Hamill. Shows are Friday, May 6 & 13 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, May 7 & 14 at 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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The Little Star That Could – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, May 7, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

A little star is born, and he's average. But there's nothing wrong with being average, as our little star discovers, especially if you want to have a planet with life! The program looks at different sizes and colors of stars and our solar system. Shows are Saturday, May 7 & 14 at 2:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information:…

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STARS – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, May 7, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

STARS focuses on the lives of the stars, how they are born, how they die, and how human understanding of the stars has changed over time. From Native Americans to Newton, from the electromagnetic spectrum to Einstein, audiences will explore nebulae, star clusters, pulsars, black holes, and more. The program features the voice talent of Mark Hamill. Shows are Friday, May 6 & 13 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, May 7 & 14 at 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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STARS – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, May 13, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

STARS focuses on the lives of the stars, how they are born, how they die, and how human understanding of the stars has changed over time. From Native Americans to Newton, from the electromagnetic spectrum to Einstein, audiences will explore nebulae, star clusters, pulsars, black holes, and more. The program features the voice talent of Mark Hamill. Shows are Friday, May 6 & 13 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, May 7 & 14 at 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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The Little Star That Could – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, May 14, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

A little star is born, and he's average. But there's nothing wrong with being average, as our little star discovers, especially if you want to have a planet with life! The program looks at different sizes and colors of stars and our solar system. Shows are Saturday, May 7 & 14 at 2:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information:…

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STARS – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, May 14, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Ward Beecher Planetarium

STARS focuses on the lives of the stars, how they are born, how they die, and how human understanding of the stars has changed over time. From Native Americans to Newton, from the electromagnetic spectrum to Einstein, audiences will explore nebulae, star clusters, pulsars, black holes, and more. The program features the voice talent of Mark Hamill. Shows are Friday, May 6 & 13 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, May 7 & 14 at 8:00pm. All shows are free and open…

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Visitor Appreciation Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Saturday, May 21, 2022

One event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Visitor Appreciation Weekend

As a big THANK YOU for a great year, you get an encore: vote for any of the Ward Beecher Planetarium's shows on this year’s schedule, and they will run it one more time! Shows are Friday, May 20 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, May 21 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is…

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Visitor Appreciation Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium

Saturday, May 21, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until Saturday, May 21, 2022

One event on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 2:00pm

Ward Beecher Planetarium – Youngstown State University, 84 Lincoln Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
Visitor Appreciation Weekend

As a big THANK YOU for a great year, you get an encore: vote for any of the Ward Beecher Planetarium's shows on this year’s schedule, and they will run it one more time! Shows are Friday, May 20 at 8:00pm; and Saturday, May 21 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. All shows are free and open to the public (donations are always appreciated). For more information and safety protocols, visit their website or call 330-941-1370. Parking Information: Limited street parking is…

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