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January 20

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START THE NEW YEAR IN THE STARS, AT NOVINS PLANETARIUM 

 Step into the new decade, and then travel up up up into the sky! The Robert J. Novins Planetarium, located on the Ocean County College campus in Toms River, offers sky shows, laser shows, and special events through January 2020. And, in February, the Novins Academy of Wizardry returns with its Astronomy of Harry Potter show!

 

Saturday, January 4

11:30 a.m. One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

12:30 p.m. The Stars From My Backyard

2:00 p.m. Space Aliens: Looking For Life In The Universe

 

Saturday, January 11

11:30 a.m. One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

12:30 p.m. The Stars From My Backyard

2:00 p.m. Did An Asteroid Really Kill The Dinosaurs?

7:00 p.m. One Day On Mars w/ Mars Talk

8:30 p.m. Laser Bon Jovi

 

Saturday, January 18

11:00 a.m. Little Star Craft — included with show ticket

11:30 a.m. The Little Star That Could Show

12:30 p.m. The Stars From My Backyard

2:00 p.m. The Secret Of The Cardboard Rocket

7:00 p.m. Wonders Of The Winter Sky

8:30 p.m. Laser Queen

 

Monday, January 20 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

11:30 a.m. One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

12:30 p.m. The Stars From My Backyard

2:00 p.m. Kaluoka’hina: The Enchanted Reef

 

Saturday, January 25

11:30 a.m. One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

12:30 p.m. The Stars From My Backyard

2:00 p.m. Bad Astronomy: Myths and Misconceptions

7:00 p.m. Continuum w/ Star Talk

8:30 p.m. Laser Pink Floyd: Dark Side Of The Moon

9:45 p.m. Laser Pink Floyd: The Wall

 

(Buy our Pink Floyd package to see both shows at a discounted price.)

 

 

Special February Event

 

Novins Academy of Wizardry Presents: Astronomy of Harry Potter Reception + Show

 

Celebrate acceptance to the Novins Academy with snacks and activities. Then, watch our themed Star Talk to learn which characters in the Harry Potter stories take their origins from the night sky. From the bright star Sirius in Canis Major to some very magical creatures, the dark sky is filled with some of your favorite and least favorite characters.

 

Please note: These shows will include flashing lights and laser effects. 

 

Friday, February 21

7:00-9:00 p.m. “Advanced Astronomers”

Recommended for older children, ages 12 and up, and adults.

 

Saturday, February 22

3:00-5:00 p.m. “Beginner Astronomers”

Recommended for children ages 8 and up.

 

7:00-9:00 p.m. “Advanced Astronomers

Recommended for older children, ages 12 and up, and adults.

 

(Class levels reflect the ages best suited for the presentation material, not prior knowledge of astronomy. Show content is similar in both show levels.)

 

 

For additional information about the Planetarium presentations visit //ocean.edu/planetarium. For recorded show information, call 732-255-0342. 

 

See show previews at https://www.facebook.com/events/2896966657195003/ and

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4wBE_Cha6R069oAk536BwA/

 

To purchase tickets, visit tickets.ocean.edu or call 732-255-0343. (Group discount may be available.) Tickets are available at the door but advance purchase is recommended as many shows sell out!

 

The planetarium is located on College Drive in Toms River, NJ.  Please park in Parking Lot #2. 

 

 

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Date:
January 20
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Novins Planetarium (Bldg #13)
Ocean County College
Toms River, NJ United States
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