Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium
Department of Earth Sciences and Science Education
SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, NY 14222


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Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.  - Carl Sagan

October/November 2017 Public Programs
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This family program presents the night sky in a family-friendly way where lots of questions are encouraged!  Learn about some of the easy-to-find constellations and planets that kids (and their parents) can locate in the night sky.

Also included is Perfect Little Planet - follow an alien family as they learn about our solar system in search of a perfect spot for their vacation! Click HERE to watch the trailer for Perfect Little Planet.

Program is approximately 50 minutes long.
Ages 4 and up.
November 25 - December 30: Black Holes - The Other Side of Infinity (continued)
November 25 - December 30: Magical Skies of the Holiday Season
November 25 - December 30: Let It Snow (A Holiday Music Adventure)
Coming Up
Saturdays, October 28 - November 18
6:00 pm   Night Skies Through Kids' Eyes
7:30 pm   Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity & Skies of the Harvest  
Among the most mysterious and exotic objects in the Universe, black holes tantalize everyone who learns about them. These dark beasts are one of a few phenomena out in the cosmos where the known laws of physics and general relativity break down. Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity explores the power and grace of these cosmic beasts. Watch a trailer HERE.
This is the Buffalo premier of Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity!

This program also includes Skies of the Harvest, a look at the sky from your back yard. Learn about planets, stars, constellations and other celestial objects visible in late October through November.

Total program is approximately 50 minutes long.
Ages 7 and up.