The Springfield Science Museum's large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky-gazing on Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m.
Richard Sanderson, curator of physical science at the Springfield Science Museum, will present "Splendors of the Autumn Sky," a look at the best sights of the season. The program will be held rain or shine. If it is overcast, a planetarium show will be presented in place of telescope viewing. 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.