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Mystery & Majesty of Saturn’s Rings on Virtual Super Stellar Friday

Concord, NH --The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host its monthly online Super Stellar Friday series as Tufts graduate student and McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Intern Amanda Leith explores Mystery & Majesty of Saturn’s Rings via Zoom webinar on Friday, March 5th at 7 pm. Leith will talk about the origin of these planetary features, what they are made of, and what we’ve learned from NASA’s Cassini Mission to Saturn. Following the presentation, Leith will answer audience questions in a Q & A session. Online registration is required to access the presentation; see the museum’s website, starhop.com, to register and submit questions in advance. This event is free, but donations are welcome.

This virtual iteration of Super Stellar Friday is part of the Discovery Center’s suite of virtual offerings during the pandemic. As New Hampshire residents and businesses continue to practice social distancing, adding Distance Learning has allowed the museum to continue reaching audiences and serving as an educational resource for families in and beyond New Hampshire. The Discovery Center is currently closed for exhibit installation and planetarium upgrade through March 5, 2021. 

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center features 21st century interactive exhibits on aviation, astronomy, Earth and space sciences, an all-digital, full-dome planetarium and a wide variety of science, technology, and engineering and mathematics programs. The engaging, robust educational programs are geared towards families, teens, seniors, students, community groups and lifelong learners. For more information, visit www.starhop.com.



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