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Star-gazing Nights 2017 at Le Bourget Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace

Published on 19 July 2017 By Elodie D.
 ROSETTA à la Cité des Sciences

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From 29 July 2017
To 30 July 2017

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Aéroport de Paris - Le Bourget
93350 Bourget (Le)


This year, on Saturday July 29, 2017, Le Bourget Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace opens its doors for free for an exceptional night event! On the menu? Sky observations through a telescope, guided tours and planetarium sessions for children and adults.

For Star-gazing Nights 2017 on Saturday July 29, the Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace within le Bourget airport opens its doors for free from 6 p.m. for an exceptional night event. The tarmac will be free of artificial lights and you can then observe the sky and shooting stars from there or from the planetarium. To observe them, use your naked eye or a telescope provided by the museum.

On the menu:

  • Sky observations with the naked eye or through a telescope from the museum’s tarmac. Come at sunset (about 9:30 p.m.) and according to the weather, you will be able to see Saturn and Mars and the whole stellar field.

  • Planetarium sessions about the new planets (every 30 minutes, from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.).

  • Discovery of the sky maps by creating your own star map from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

  • Guided tours of the space hall about manned flights, every hour from 6:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

  • Dynamic demonstration of the scientific tools of the 1:1 scale model of robotic lander Philae by a specialist at 9:30 p.m., 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m.

As a memo, the admission will be free of charge from 6 p.m. This event is also the occasion to visit the museum and its collections in a more intimate atmosphere.

Do not hesitate to have a look at the various places taking part in Star-gazing Nights 2017

Practical information:
Star-gazing Nights 2017 
Saturday July 29, 2017
Venue: Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace – Avenue du 18 mai 1945, 93350 LE BOURGET
Opening hours: 6 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Free admission and animations

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