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Navigating the Stars with Shawn Laatsch

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Name: Navigating the Stars with Shawn Laatsch
Date: August 17, 2022
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
For adults and families with kids aged 8 & up. Join Shawn Laatsch, Director of the Versant Power Astronomy Center and Jordan Planetarium as he presents how humans have learned to navigate using the sky, otherwise known as celestial navigation. From finding their way on land or sea, determining time, and much more – the sky has been a guide for all cultures. Learn how to determine latitude by the stars with simple tools. Registrants will be able to create a Theodolite and Planisphere to take home with them. Instructions will be available. Registration is required in order to ensure space and supplies for the creation of the Theodolite and Planisphere. No registration is required to just attend this event. For more information and to register, visit https://bangorpubliclibrary.libcal.com/event/9308675.
Location:
Bangor Public Library
Date/Time Information:
08/17/2022 5:30 PM
Contact Information:
Candis Joyce 207-922-6054
Fees/Admission:
Free
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