Found 5 blog entries tagged as astronomy.

Bad Astronomy: Myths and Misconceptions - Find Out Which Claim You Should Believe in | Pasco, WA The Columbia Basin College is pleased to present the Bad Astronomy: Myths and Misconceptions event which will be held on September 9, 2016, from 8:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. It will be held at the Pasco Campus which is located at 2600 N. 20th Ave., Pasco, WA. For more details, visit the Bad Astronomy: Myths and Misconceptions page at the CBC's website.

About 'Bad Astronomy: Myths and Misconceptions'
Bad Astronomy: Myths and Misconceptions features a pseudoscience head-on with the Bad Astronomy: Myths and Misconceptions show. This event will let the participants broaden their knowledge when it comes to cosmos through fun and distinct approaches. Part of the event is a presentation that features the 'Bad Astronomer', Phil Plait. Phil will discuss the famous…

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Astronomy Night And Star Party At The Reach In Richland, WashingtonOn Friday, October 16 everyone is invited to come and watch Astronomy Night at the REACH located at 1943 Columbia Park Trail in Richland, Washington from 6:00 until 11:00 in the evening.

Astronomy Night at the Reach Activities - Presentation - Star Party
The event will be featuring a LIVE remote in to the Moore Observatory. Members of the public will get to control the telescope from the REACH! There will also be Live Remote - CBC College Moore Observatory; Telescope Views - Tri-City Astronomy Club; Night Sky & Deep space Presentations, Crafts & Activities; Meteor Drop Challenge & Cookie Lunar Phases Activity; Make-&-take crafts - Mini Rocket Slingshots, Spaghetti and Mini-Marshmallows; Constellations, Astronaut Photo Frames, & Cosmic Splatter Paint…

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Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef At The Planetarium CBC Pasco, WashingtonOn Saturday, August 15 everyone is invited to the public planetarium show, Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef at Columbia Basin College -Bechtel National Planetarium in Pasco, Washington from 2:00 to 3:00 in the afternoon.

Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef 
The enormity of our planet's oceans guards inconceivable secrets. One of its most valuable is Kaluoka'hina, the enchanted reef whose magic protects it against humans finding it. This is the reason why the inhabitants of Kaluoka'hina's have always lived in peace... until the volcano erupts, and the spell is broken.

Now it's up to the young sawfish Jake and his paranoid pal Shorty to restore the magic of Kaluoka'hina. Their only lead: the ancient legend that tells of touching the moon. But how is a…

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Curiosity Camps At Bechtel Planetarium In Pasco, WashingtonKids entering grades 3-5 are invited to enroll to the astronomy basics camp while students entering grades 1-2 welcome to a second camp on color, light, and optics in Curiosity Camps.

Dates / Times:
Week 1: July 13-17, 2015
Week 2: July 20-24, 2015 | 1:00-5:00 p.m. each day

$50 per camper (includes T-shirt and all supplies). Please make checks payable to CBC, and note "Curiosity Camp - [student name]" in memo line.

Deadline for registration: June 30, 2015

Please contact Planetarium Outreach Specialist Erin Steinert at 509-542-4515 with questions.

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Local Science Theatre At The Richland Community Center, Amon Park Richland, WashingtonThis coming Friday, November 7 please come and be a part of the Local Science Theatre happening at Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Drive in Richland, Washington from 2:30 in the evening until 9:30 in the evening.

Details of the Event
For those who are not yet aware, Tri Cities is a leader in science and technology throughout our nation? In fact, you don't need to travel far to see fantastic work being accomplished in astronomy, nuclear physics, chemistry, aeronautics and more.

On this trip participants will have the chance to visit the LIGO Observatory located inside the Hanford site before stopping for a meal (meal cost not included). Next is a trip to the Robert and Elisabeth Moore Observatory as well as the Bechtel Planetarium located at…

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