The Springfield Science Museum's large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky-gazing on Friday, October 5, at 7:30 p.m.
The featured speaker for the evening will be Ed Faits, past president of the Springfield Stars Club, who will present "A Brief Tour of the Universe." The program will be held rain or shine. If it is overcast, a planetarium show will be presented in place of using the telescope. Stars Over Springfield observatory programs are offered on the first Friday of each month from September through May. The programs are best suited for families with children ages 8 and older, however younger children are also welcome. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children 17 and under.