Star-gazing nights 2019 at Paris Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie

Published by Caroline J. · Published on 17 July 2019 at 11h32
This Friday August 2, 2019, to observe the stars, head to the Cité des Sciences. For Star-Gazing Nights 2019, the Cité des Sciences opens its doors by night and offers an astronomic evening on the Prairie du Cercle, a few steps from the Géode. All night long, we’re invited to explore the sky, the stars through a telescope.

For Star-gazing nights 2019, the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie holds an astronomic night under the stars.

On Friday August 2, 2019, from 9 p.m. (small) astronomy enthusiasts are invited to observe the sky, comets and to look towards Saturn and Jupiter!

Star-gazing nights 2019 at the Cité des Sciences programming:

  • Creating a sky map and introduction to sky map reading, non-stop
    Cité des Sciences scientists will teach you how to find the different and visible celestial objects and work out where you are with the stars.

  • Observing the sky through a telescope
    This year, Star-gazing night will be the occasion to observe, among others, Saturn and its rings as well as Jupiter and its moons.

  • Apollo missions Conference
    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first step on the Moon, this star-gazing night at the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie will offer a conference focusing on the Apollo missions.

It sounds great, right? This event is free of charge and open to all (we know the Cité des Sciences is children’s favorite place since they can learn at their own pace thanks to the mediators’ explanations!)

Star-gazing Nights will be held all weekend long so, do not hesitate to have a look at the various places taking part in Star-gazing Nights 2019.

Practical information

Opening Time
On 2 August 2019
Starts at 9 p.m.

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    Location

    30 Avenue Corentin Cariou
    75019 Paris 19

    Prices
    Free

    Recommended age
    From 6 years old

    Official website
    www.afastronomie.fr

    More information
    Attention, en cas d'intempéries, les animations risquent d'être annulées

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