Stargaze in August at the Flint Hills Discovery Center

Flint Hills Discovery Center News Release

Contact: Abriana DelTufo
Marketing Coordinator (785) 587-2729 ext. 213 (office)

Katharine Hensler, Assistant Director/Development (785) 587-2729 ext. 207 (office)

Flint Hills Discovery Center
315 South 3rd St.
Manhattan, KS 66502
www.flinthillsdiscovery.org | (78) 587-2726

Stargaze in August at the Flint Hills Discovery Center

Manhattan, Kan. – The Flint Hills Discovery Center (FHDC) will host Science on the Terrace: Astronomy Viewing Night on Friday, August 17. The events will take place from 9-11 p.m. on the FHDC Terrace.

Guests will be able to look at the moon, planets and stars through 8” reflecting and 4” refracting telescopes with the help of K-State Professor Chris Sorensen and astronomer Brenda Culbertson. Our experts will also point out the major stars and summer constellations. Chris Sorensen is an avid amateur astronomer who built telescopes as a teenager that he uses today for public viewings. Brenda Culbertson is an observational astronomer who has conducted astronomy education for over 30 years.

This event is free and open to the public. There is no registration required.Guests are welcome to bring their own
telescopes. To learn more about Science on the Terrace: Astronomy Viewing Nights at the Flint Hills Discovery Center, visit www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/summerofscience, call (785) 587-2726 or visit 315 S. 3rd St. in Manhattan.

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