Head to the Planet Party at Bell Museum to see a once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event through the planetarium’s telescopes!
If you’re an astronomy nerd like my husband, you’ve probably already heard of the once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event coming up this week.
But if not, here’s a quick brief: On June 24 and 25 in the wee hours of the morning, you’ll be able to see all the classical planets lined up in the sky in order!
Mercury, Venus, the Moon, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn will line up in order of their distance from the Sun. And you may even be able to see a glimpse of Pluto, as well.
Now of course, you can just go aside and look at it with the naked eye, but if you’re really gung-ho about it, you can head to the Bell Museum for a Planet Party on both Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25 from 4 – 5 am. (Yes, that’s AM, not PM.)
The Planetarium team will set up telescopes outside to view this celestial lineup. Admission is free, but they do ask that you reserve your spot in advance via Eventbrite.
The Bell Museum is located on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus in St. Paul at 2088 Larpenteur Ave W.
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Laura is a former high school English teacher turned avid deal shopper following the birth of her first child. Now she’s a work-from-home mom of six which keeps her plenty busy!
Laura grew up in southern Minnesota and has called the Twin Cities home for over fifteen years. On the off chance she gets some free time you’ll find her with her nose in a book, spending time with family and friends, or enjoying a hot cup of coffee.