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Summer Family Program – Nevada Skies

June 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Nevada’s dark skies make it one of the best places in the country for star gazing. Aspiring astronomers will learn all about planets and stars, and even take a peek at the sun through a special telescope.


June 8, 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Nevada State Museum Las Vegas – Education Room
309 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107 United States
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