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Presented Online | Museum in Washington, DC Exploring Space Lectures
May 23, 2018 | 8:00pm

The Hubble Space Telescope: Opening Cosmic Doors for JWST

In this lecture, Jennifer Wiseman, Hubble Space Telescope senior project scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, will highlight Hubble’s newest incredible observations of stars, distant galaxies, and even planets outside our solar system. Tickets are free but required.

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Westerlund 2 Composite
Museum in Washington, DC Astronomical Observing
May 23, 2018 | 8:30pm - 10:30pm

Stargazing at the Public Observatory

Use telescopes to observe the Moon, planets, stars, and other wonders of the Universe with your own eyes.

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Stargazing at the Public Observatory

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Telescopic observing draws young visitors
Presented Online | Museum in Washington, DC Exploring Space Lectures
June 20, 2018 | 8:00pm

The Historical Quest to See to the End of the Universe… Or Its Beginning

In this lecture, Robert Smith, professor of history at the University of Alberta, will examine how astronomers in the past set out to address fundamental questions about the universe. Tickets are free but required.

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The Historical Quest to See to the End of the Universe… Or Its Beginning

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Earliest Galaxies
Museum in Washington, DC Astronomical Observing
June 20, 2018 | 8:30pm - 10:30pm

Stargazing at the Public Observatory

Use telescopes to observe the Moon, planets, stars, and other wonders of the Universe with your own eyes.

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Stargazing at the Public Observatory

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Telescopic observing draws young visitors

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Official Hubble 25th Anniversary Image: Celestial Fireworks

IMAX in Washington DC

Albert Einstein Planetarium

Planetarium in Washington, DC

Deep Space Climate Observatory

IMAX in Chantilly, VA

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