Ask the Staff Astronomer!


We know that the Universe is an unfathomably large place and astronomy is infuriatingly complicated.   Nevertheless, we want to help YOU understand the machinations and mysteries of this beautifully complex cosmos.   Toward that end, we ask you to send your astronomy/astrophysics questions to our staff astronomer:

He'll not only send a response to you personaly, but we'll post the question and answer to this web-page.  

And, since we've JUST started this service, we have, well, nothing here, yet.  So, the sooner you send questions, the sooner this page will stop looking so pathetic.



About Us

What can you do at the Southworth Planetarium?  See a showenroll in a classattend a lecture, buy fascinating science toys, explore our exhibit area, learn the night sky.

We are open throughout the week. Not only do we have public shows, but we offer private shows to school groups, scout troops, birthday parties, business organizations, and more.

Like the Universe, itself, the more you explore the planetarium, the more you'll discover!  

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