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Planetarium: The Cowboy Astronomer

Thursday, October 19, 2023 7 p.m.

$3 - Adults
$2 - Children, Active Military and Senior Citizens
Free - ASU Students, Faculty and Staff

View the universe through the eyes of a cowboy!

“The Cowboy Astronomer” is a skillfully woven tapestry of star tales and Native American legends combined with constellation identification, star-hopping and astronomy tidbits – all told from the distinctive viewpoint of a cowboy astronomer who has traveled the world plying his trade and learning the sky along the way.

Like astronomers, cowboys spend a lot of their time under night skies trying to read the heavens for their own purposes. Just as cowboys roam the range looking for cattle, astronomers roam the sky looking for stars and planets. In fact, astronomers are sometimes referred to as the “ranchers” of the universe.


Vincent Building, ASU Planetarium