Physics and Astronomy

Astronomy Festival on the National Mall

Saturday, June 25, 2022; 6 - 11 pm;
3rd to 4th Streets, SW, across from the National Museum of the American Indian
Metro: Federal Center SW

In association with the Smithsonian Solstice Saturday

Free Admission

  • Day/evening close-up views of the Sun, star clusters, colorful double stars with optical & radio telescopes
  • Hands-on activities
  • Meet an astronomer
  • Astronomical image exhibits

Science Organization: American Association of Physics Teachers, Ball Aerospace & Technology, Carnegie Science/ Carnegie Academy for Science Education, Chandra X-ray Observatory & NASA's Universe of Learning, the Solar Eclipsemobile, International Dark Sky Association, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, International Occultation Timing Association, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, National Air and Space Museum, National Center Earth Space Science Education, NSF’s NOIRLab, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, National Science Foundation, The Planetary Society, Space Telescope Science Institute (HST), the Trust for the National Mall, U.S. Naval Observatory, and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.

Colleges, Universities, and Astronomy clubs Catholic University of America, Georgetown University, George Mason University, Montgomery College, Amateur Observers’ Society of NY, Goddard Astronomy Club, National Capital Astronomers, Northern Virginia Astronomy Club, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.

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