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      Take a look at the stars at UT Astronomy Day

      The University of Toledoâ??s third annual Astronomy Day is a free, public event that starts at 1 p.m. in the Ritter Planetarium

      Bring the entire family Saturday for an afternoon of fun and informative programs and activities about the planets, stars and sky.

      The University of Toledoâ??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. â??One World One Sky, Big Birdâ??s Adventureâ?? An age-appropriate introduction to the night sky for children ages 3 to 6.

      2 p.m. â??Tales of the Maya Skiesâ?? Viewers are immersed in Mayan astronomy, art and culture.

      3 p.m. â??War of the Worldsâ?? 1938 broadcast by Orson Welles that panicked a nation, accompanied by images of the Red Planet.

      5 p.m. â??The City Darkâ?? An award winning, full-length, feature film about light pollution and its impact not only on astronomers but wildlife, culture and health.

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