The Springfield Science Museum's large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky-gazing on Friday, December 7, at 7:30 p.m.
Mike Kozicki, vice-president of the Springfield Stars Club, will present "Discovering the Winter Sky" a look at the stars and constellations of the season, including Sirius and Orion. 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. For information about astronomy programs, call 413.263.6800, ext. 318.