UofL planetarium to celebrate Astronomy Day


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium at the University of Louisville will mark May 18 — Astronomy Day — with programs that explore the mystery of space.

    The family-friendly event runs 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is $5.

    Events include viewing the sun through solar telescopes, activities for kids and a drawing for a Celestron telescope valued at $150. Three shows will be offered in the planetarium dome as follows:

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    Cindy Hess has more than 30 years of experience in communications, marketing and investor relations, including more than a decade at UofL. She is "sort of" retired but happy to come back to the Office of Communications and Marketing to help with special projects and assignments.