Bring the entire family Saturday for an afternoon of fun and informative programs and activities about the planets, stars and sky.
The University of Toledo??s third annual Astronomy Day is a free, public event that starts at 1 p.m. in the Ritter Planetarium. Members of the Toledo Astronomical Association will be available to answer questions about telescopes and provide solar observing, weather permitting.Scheduled of shows featured: 1 p.m. ??One World One Sky, Big Bird??s Adventure?? An age-appropriate introduction to the night sky for children ages 3 to 6.2 p.m. ??Tales of the Maya Skies?? Viewers are immersed in Mayan astronomy, art and culture.3 p.m. ??War of the Worlds?? 1938 broadcast by Orson Welles that panicked a nation, accompanied by images of the Red Planet.5 p.m. ??The City Dark?? An award winning, full-length, feature film about light pollution and its impact not only on astronomers but wildlife, culture and health.