The great Orion Nebula,
Messier 42, NGC1976, a star forming gas cloud visible to the
naked eye if viewed from a very dark place located in the
middle of sword of Orion "the hunter".
The "How are Stars Born?" program will be partially understandable by children and adults of all educational levels. This is real science, and no one understands it all, including the speaker-but all will have the opportunity to increase their understanding. The pictures of star-forming regions are worth seeing for their beauty alone. Questions are encouraged during the show. A double-your money-back guarantee is assured. Of course, as always, the admission to these shows at the Montgomery College planetarium is free.
The planetarium shows the universe from anywhere where we humans
think we know the distance and what it is using Starry Night 7
under a twenty-four-foot dome with comfortable chairs. The
planetarium is located on Fenton Street on the Takoma Park campus
of Montgomery College. It is attached to the Science South
building on the ground level and has a conspicuous silver-colored
The stars are the province of all of mankind. An astrophysicist will answer questions about the universe.
Montgomery College's Planetarium home page
Web page by Dr. Harold Alden Williams.
Last changed 12:18PM, January 23, 2018.