MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, Exploring the Autumn Sky: Oct 01, 2012 7PM & 8PM

10/01/2012 - 7:00pm
10/01/2012 - 9:00pm
MHCC Planetarium, Exploring the Autumn Sky: Oct 1, 2012 7PM & 8PM. First show of the season! Info here!
The Pleiades
MHCC Planetarium website

Exploring the Autumn Sky

When: Mon Oct 01, 2012
Show Times: 7:00PM and 8:15PM
Where: Mt Hood Community College
Planetarium Sky Theater
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
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Admission $2. MHCC students are admitted free.
The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible.

Exploring the Autumn Sky
Join planetarium director Pat Hanrahan as he shows visitors how to locate the planets and prominent constellations, star clusters, galaxies and nebulae. You don't want to miss this exciting monthly star adventure into our universe.

All shows are presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images.

Visitors are encouraged to ask questions during each 45-minute program. Children are welcome to attend.

Parking Change
Parking permits are required and may be purchased for $3 at ticket kiosks located by the flagpoles (north parking) and gym (south parking). (Violators will be ticketed)

ADA Services
Individuals requiring accommodations due to a disability should contact the MHCC Disability Services Office at 503-491-6923 or 503-491-7670 (TDD). Please call at least two weeks prior to the event to ensure availability.

Upcoming Shows

Oct 1, 2012 Exploring the Autumn Sky
Nov 5, 2012 Sleeping Beauties and the White Dwarf
Dec 3, 2012 Our Sun Reaching Solar Maximum
Jan 7, 2013 Exploring Orion’s Secrets and our Winter Sky
Feb 4, 2013 The Beauty of the Visible and Invisible Night Sky
Mar 4, 2013 Galaxy Treasures
Apr 1, 2013 Highlights of the Spring Skys
May 6, 2013 TBA
Jun 3, 2013 TBA

All shows are on the first Monday of each month at 7:00PM and 8:15PM

More Info?
Contact Pat Hanrahan, MHCC Planetarium Director and Astronomy Instructor by phone 503-491-7297, email

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