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Rediscovering the Milky Way

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Smithsonian's Stars Lecture Series
Presenter: Alyssa Goodman, Professor of Astronomy at Harvard University
Saturday, March 8, 2014
5:15 pm
Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater
Museum in Washington, DC

4:00 p.m. Discovery Station (in front of Welcome Center)
5:15 p.m. Lecture in the IMAX Theater
6:30 p.m. Telescope observing at Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory, weather permitting

We know more about the structure of other galaxies than our own.  Learn how the Milky Way would look if viewed from another galaxy and why this is important.

Smithsonian's Stars lectures are suitable for ages 13 and up.

The Smithsonian’s Stars Lecture Series is made possible by a grant from NASA.

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