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Bridgeport Public Library : NASA Planetarium – the Moon for Adults and Teens

Bridgeport, WV – “NASA Planetarium: the Moon for Adults and Teens” is a Bridgeport Public Library “Take Me To Your Reader” Summer Reading program for those over the age of 13. The program will be offered on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 12:00pm. Registration is required and can be easily done by calling the library at 304-842-8248.

Books recommended to expand the “NASA Planetarium: the Moon for Adults and Teens” program experience include: Back to the Moon: a novel by Homer H. Hickam The Astronaut Wives Club: a true story by Lily Koppel Moon Shot: the inside story of America’s race to the moon by Alan B. Shepard Full Moon by Michael Light The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein Dove Arising by Karen Bao Crater: a Helium-3 novel by Homer Hickam If you have questions about this event, please contact Sarah at the library at 304-842-8248. About NASA Planetarium: the Moon for Adults and Teens This program will focus on phases, eclipses, the Moon's motion through the heavens, and features on the Moon's surface. Participants will examine and compare sites of the Apollo Moon landings, compare the near and far sides of the lunar surface, and distinguish between such surface features as highlands, maria, craters, mountains, ejecta rays, and rilles. Source: NASA’s Independent Verification and Validation Program
Date: 7/07/2016
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM