It’s time for you to venture to new celestial horizons and explore the universe’s darkest mysteries at Bays Mountain Park. Park officials have announced the main and alternative features now showing in the planetarium through May. If you prefer a more hands-on experience, there are free outdoor observing sessions return this spring.
In addition to the planetarium features being shown this fall, Bays Mountain Park is also announcing its solar viewing program and StarWatch events for this fall. These family-friendly events are free to the public and held throughout the months of October and November.
“SEEING!” follows a photon’s creation and journey across the galaxy to a young stargazer’s eye. You’ll be able to follow the photon into the girl’s eye, learning the structures of the eye and their functions, prior to taking a ride on the optic nerve.
“Out There – The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds” will be shown through April at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on the weekends and at 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. “A Part of the Sky Called Orion” also starts this month and will be shown at 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through April.