Past Event

Seeing in Depth: Navigation & Astronomy

Nov. 16, 2023

Thursday / 8:00 PM

Event Details

Nautical navigation and astronomy have gone hand in hand for millennia. The Sun, Moon, and stars have provided marine travelers with excellent tools for determining their place in the great seas and lands of planet Earth. Join the Detroit Observatory for a dive into that history and the science of astronomical navigation. Learn how to identify important constellations, how to measure the sky with historic instruments, how to tell time with the night sky, and more!


Experience historical astronomy at the Detroit Observatory!

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