5178
Pembroke
Astronomy: The Universe and Beyond
Explore the universe at SELU Observatory, where you’ll speak with astronomers, learn about distant galaxies and use cutting-edge technology to view the farthest corners of space.
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Program No. 5178RJ
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6 days
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DAY
1
Check-in, Registration, Social, Welcome Dinner, Orientation
Pembroke, VA
Mountain Lake Lodge
DAY
2
Astronomy Introduction, SELU Observatory
Pembroke, VA
Mountain Lake Lodge

Activity note: The trip to SELU Observatory is optional due to the narrow, spiral staircase that must be ascended to reach the observation deck. Transportation is provided, one way drive is approximately 50 minutes to Radford, VA.

DAY
3
Exploring the Universe, Galaxy Building Blocks, Stargazing
Pembroke, VA
Mountain Lake Lodge
DAY
4
Telescopes & Meteorites, Free Afternoon, Stargazing
Pembroke, VA
Mountain Lake Lodge
DAY
5
Life of Stars, Interstellar Medium, Night Ecology
Pembroke, VA
Mountain Lake Lodge
DAY
6
Program Concludes
Pembroke, VA





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