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Astronomy Day: Black Holes

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Location Information

Location: The Wilderness Center
Time: 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM
9877 Alabama Ave. SW
Wilmot, Ohio

Contact Information

Phone: 330.359.5235

***The Wilderness Center’s Interpretive Building is closed from March 14 - April 15. All programming during this time will be cancelled or postponed.***

***The Wilderness Center’s Interpretive Building is closed from March 14 - April 15. All programming during this time will be cancelled or postponed.***

Our Astronomy Day topic this year is black holes. Our featured speaker is Dr. Keith Riles.  Dr. Riles leads the University of Michigan Gravitational Wave Group and is a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration that made the September 2015 discovery of merging black holes.  His presentation will be enjoyed by both adults and kids1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Black hole exhibits and hands on activities


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

"The Hot and Energetic Universe" Planetarium Show


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

"Black Holes Both Big and Small" Dr. Patrick Durrell, Youngstown State University


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

"The Hot and Energetic Universe" Planetarium Show


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

"Black Holes" Dr. Keith Riles, University of Michigan


6:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Tonight's Sky Planetarium Show


7:00 PM

"Phantom of the Universe" Planetarium Show


8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

"The Hot and Energetic Universe" Planetarium Show


8:45 PM - 10:00 PM

Observatory Open for Viewing

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Astronomy Day: Black Holes
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The Wilderness Center

***The Wilderness Center’s Interpretive Building is closed until further notice. All programming during this time is also cancelled…