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History of Astronomy

July 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

universeHistory of Astronomy

Come join us for a historical look at how humans have envisioned the universe though the ages. Learn of ancient civilizations where our ancestors erected great structures with special astronomical significance. Understand the contributions made by figures like Copernicus and Galileo and how they revolutionized our understanding of the heavens.  Look at the universe through the eyes of powerful instruments and modern science. Finally, consider the upcoming space missions and imagine what discoveries the future may bring.

Ticket Price
Adults: $5.00
Children: $3.00 (under the age of 12 who require a seat)
Seniors: $3.00 (65  years or older)
Okra Card: $3.00 (Students, faculty and staff with valid DSU ID)
Tickets sold at the door. Cash or check only. Make check payable to Delta State University


July 21, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Wiley Planetarium
Delta State University
Cleveland, MS 38733 United States